Dirty truths

Incinerator chimney in townscape

01 May 20062.55 MB PDF file

Incineration and climate change.
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What is energy from waste?

In reality this catch-all term refers to a wide range of technologies, with a whole range of impacts on climate change.

In order to better understand the impacts of these technologies, Friends of the Earth commissioned Eunomia Research and Consulting Ltd to examine the climate impacts of the different options.

In addition, to improve understanding of the climate impacts of different methods of dealing with residual waste (what is left after reuse, recycling and composting), we also asked Eunomia to examine this complex issue.

The Dirty Truths report was published in May 2006.