“Burning waste for energy delivers neither clean nor renewable energy.” Yesterday’s meeting of Australian Ministers delivered some real progress on waste and recycling for Australia. However, giving renewable energy subsidies via the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) to the polluting waste incineration industry wasn’t one of them.
Communities in Australia have consistently rejected Waste to Energy incineration. Recently the NSW government agencies of planning, health and environment, NSW EPA and a NSW parliamentary inquiry unanimously rejected a massive incineration project planned for Eastern Creek announcing itwas not in the public interest.  Read our full media statement here.