“Zero Waste” or more polluting, carbon-belching incineration??
Decisions have consequences. Minneapolis people in the 1980s put up a strong fight against building the HERC garbage burner in Minneapolis. They lost, and got decades of polluted air, inflated bills, and a recycling rate of 17 percent. It was an expensive loss. This is finally turning around, we think, but only because over the last few years people put up a strong fight against expanded burning at the HERC. Continue Reading →