Brazil: Huge Protest against Waste Incineration
Waste pickers manage to suspend the law on waste incineration in Buenos Aires
Rally Against Construction of 7 Waste Incineration Plants in Buenos Aires
Porto Alegre, Brazil, is the first state capital to ban incineration
Hazardous waste incinerator rubber stamped
An influx of waste-to-energy projects in South Africa
Incineration of Waste will Throw Marginalized Communities like Yanadis out of Business
Energy Derived from Muncipal and Solid Waste is Not Renewable
Recycling Should be a Part of Solid Waste Management NAMA
Swach Bharat Abhiyaan & Smart Cities Mission Consider ‘Waste to Energy’ Smart Solution
Petition: Uphold the incineration ban in the Philippines!
In the Philippines, environmentalists, waste workers say incineration will burn jobs, poison the environment
Zero waste approach is a must in South Africa
Promote climate jobs and deny proposed waste-to-energy incinerator in Kempton Park, South Africa
Brazilian Movement stands with Uruguayans against waste-to-energy plans
Waste pickers respond to Uruguay’s waste-to-energy plans
As a response to information recently published about the current government-led public bidding process that aims to promote waste-to-energy in Uruguay, a pro-waste picker initiative called the Coordinadora Pro Clasificadores (CPC) declares in four points that the generation of energy from waste is not a solution.
Petition: No to incineration, yes to social inclusion in Belo Horizonte!
On February 12, activists and citizens were present at the City Hall of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, to alert representatives of the risks of approving two pieces of legislation that would permit incineration technology in the city.
Waste picker Mônica da Silva receives Living Legacy Prize for environmental activism
A Women’s International Center will honor the waste picker Maria Monica da Silva with the Living Legacy Prize on February 22, for her work promoting environmental justice and support of inclusive recycling in São Paulo, Brazil; Monica was nominated for the prize by the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) and by Other Worlds Are Possible.
A week of solidarity with the waste pickers of the Uruguaiana dump (Brazil)
At the end of November, the National Movement of Brazilian Waste Pickers organized a week of solidarity with the workers of the Uruguaiana dumpsite, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. The waste pickers there have been working in the city for more than 50 years.