You ask for feedback
and I am going to sound like a broken record.
In my mind, the note
below is overly concerned about landfills and incinerators.
The issue, I think,
should be to work towards environmental sustainability, and look comprehensively
on the environmental impacts of materials management, not this focus on these
All life cycle
analyses that I have seen have shown that the final disposition of the material
has the least environmental impact of the system components.
To me, it is time to
become "holistic" and look at the entire system.
Let me share what
I’ve been saying to counter the efw proponents … (just did it this morning) …
and I know this isn’t the preferred future we are all working for, but I do
present it as a “bridge” strategy:
This approach will triple or more the
life of the existing landfill infrastructure in America, and it’s possible that no new
landfills or incinerators need be built for the next 100 years, if
is this argument weak? My goal is to stop the flow of investments into
the new bury/burn facilities, so what else can we do to accomplish
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