Fred. Based on work I’ve done with other facilities …

Comment on Burn, not bury rubbish: Incinerator plan by Paul Darvodelsky.

Fred. Based on work I’ve done with other facilities around the world of this nature it is likely that there would be practically zero chance of anyone getting cancer.
If it’s not burnt here then I understand it is trucked elsewhere and burnt. So this proposal therefore has a reduction in carbon emissions compared to the current practice.
It is arguable whether it is fair to send our waste to someone else to take care of.

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Burn, not bury rubbish: Incinerator plan
This is an interesting proposal in my view with merit. Whilst I am committed to a sustainable approach, we must remember that we all (yes, you and me) create a lot of waste.
A portion of this waste cannot be reused or recycled at the moment. Medical waste is a good example. It is our responsibility to do something with it. It is not fair or sustainable to send it away to another community to deal with, and no doubt expensive.
So what do we do? Do we bury it? Or burn it? In the long term we want to avoid it, but there will always be some wastes which we can’t avoid. Most of wastes aren’t a big threat to the environment, but are a nuisance and need to be treated carefully.
Judging only by the cost of this proposal and engineering work I’ve done in this field, it is quite a small incinerator.
Emissions cleaning technologies are readily available and if installed and used properly, very effective.
Technically there is no reason this sort of plant cannot operate cleanly and effectively and with no threat to the community.


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