York Residents Against Incineration

Sweden now importing rubbish!

November 30th, 2012

Yes – Sweden is now importing 800,000 tonnes of rubbish from Norway per year to feed its army of incinerators. Sweden’s been big on incineration since the 40s, before we knew any better. So now that the recycling game’s caught up with them, they’re finding themselves short on rubbish to burn. But their incinerators are […]

A taste of what’s to come here in North Yorkshire: as waste volumes fall, councils who’ve already got big incinerators are having to make allowances to keep them running. Sheffield City Council have received a planning application to allow the Bernard Road incinerator to collect and burn waste from a huge area of Derbyshire and […]

Planning Permission Granted

November 4th, 2012

At a planning committee meeting on Tuesday October 30th, North Yorkshire County Councillors voted 9-2 in favour of granting planning permission for the Allerton Park waste incinerator. Activists from YRAIN, NYWAG and other environmental and community groups from across North Yorkshire protested outside the meeting, filmed and recorded by local and regional media. At the […]

Copyright © York Residents Against Incineration. All rights reserved.
Powered by WordPress, design based on one created by High Impact.