York Residents Against Incineration

Shrewsbury Friends of the Earth show how hard work and dedication can lead to success, as they force plans for a proposed incinerator to be abolished. The incinerator was proposed by waste contractors Veolia for a site near Shrewsbury at an estimated cost of £60 million. However, after a four hour debate it was rejected […]

Phone in debate on Radio York

September 22nd, 2010

On the same as a demonstration outside an Area Committee Meeting of County Coucillors (see the article on the BBC website), Jonathan Cowap’s show on Radio York discussed the Allerton Park incinerator plans. The issue was discussed over two hours from 10am until noon. As has become usual, appearing for the plans was Amey Cespa […]

A YRAIN representative addressed the City of York Council Executive today, on the subject of the economic gamble underpinning the Waste Strategy. The full statement was as follows: The main argument for moving to incinerating waste has been financial. We are told that ‘doing nothing’ will cost far more in terms of landfill than signing […]

A new report published by Friends Of The Earth shows that if we set a target of recycling at least 70 per cent of our waste by 2025, we could create at least 50,000 new jobs across the country. This is ten times the number of jobs that would be created if we allow our […]

Report on the YRAIN public meeting

September 14th, 2010

YRAIN hosted a meeting last night on the incinerator plans and the possible alternatives. The meeting was chaired by Rev. Tim Jones, and a statement from Cllr Ann Reid was read out at the meeting. The focus of the meeting was naturally on the incineration/energy from waste part of the plans (which will burn 70-80% […]

On the same day as the public meeting organised by YRAIN, Prof Paul Connett visited Yorkshire to give a presentation on waste management to Councillors. The meeting, at the Bridge Inn near  Wetherby, was organised by the North Yorkshire Waste Action Group as part of efforts to help the Councils build an alternative proposition to […]

We’re holding a public meeting to look at whether the Council really needs to build a £900 million burner for our waste. The meeting will take place from 7:30 on Monday September 13th at the Friends’ Meeting House on Friargate. This may be the last chance for York residents to get their concerns across to […]

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