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Understorey – Waste to Energy or Zero Waste

Wednesday 5th March / presented by Elizabeth PO’ Adrian Glamorgan

Hazelmere clean wood incinerator is only one of four plans for gasification (or pyrolysis) here in Western Australia.The Kwinana City Council is looking at a mass combustion facility. This week’s Understorey hears from the author of “The Zero Waste Solution”, Dr Paul Connett – a US scientist turned zero-waste activist who believes that WA is heading the wrong way. There are concerns that the four proposed incinerators will have serious health effects, and be a source of environmental in-justice for communities living closest, and we hear from Jane Bremmer, Alliance for a Clean Environment.

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