CONTENTS (Scroll down for):
1. Links to General Information
2. Links to problems arising from large waste incinerators
3. Information on Political Party Positions
4. Additional Related References
5. Other Groups campaigning against incineration
1. LINKS TO GENERAL INFORMATION
Gloucestershire Friends of the Earth Network:
Gloucestershire Friends of the Earth Network
SWARD - Bishops Cleeve Safety in Waste and Rubish Disposal:
Bishops Cleeve SWARD
UKWin - UK without Incineration Network:
UK without incineration network
UKWin - Bristol Group: "Awkward Questions to be Asked":
Awkward Questions to be asked
WRAP - Reduce, Recycle & Make better use of Resources:
WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme)
2. LINKS TO PROBLEMS ARISING FROM LARGE WASTE INCINERATORS (SEE ALSO"HEALTH HAZARDS" PAGE)
Friends of the Earth - Why FOE opposes incineration - Briefing paper incudes:
The cost of not enough waste
"Three new incinerators have been built in Hampshire .... The majority of local authorities in the county are now failing to meet their recycling targets and recycling rates are stagnating across the county .... incinerators are now absorbing virtually all residual waste in the region"
"Nottingham City Councillors have admitted that long term contracts agreed in 1973 on their municipal waste incinerator are now causing serious losses...."
3. INFORMATION ON POLITICAL PARTY POSITIONS
A. Glos MPs and PPCs who supported the GlosFOEN Pledge
B. GENERAL PARTY POLITICAL INFORMATION
A. Gloucestershire MPs and PPCs in your constituency who supported the GlosFOEN Anti-Incinerator Pledge to oppose incinerators as the solution for municipal residual waste in Gloucestershire on 6th November 2009.
MP: Martin Horwood (Liberal Democrat)
PPC: James Green (Labour)
PPC: Mike Collins (Liberal Democrat)
Forest of Dean Constituency
PPC: Chris Coleman (Liberal Democrat)
PPC: Bruce Hogan (Labour)
Ex-MP: Parmjit Dhanda (Labour)
PPC: Jeremy Hilton (Liberal Democrat)
Ex-MP: David Drew, Stroud (Labour )
PPC: Martin Whiteside, Stroud (Green Party)
PPC: Alistair Cameron (Liberal Democrat)
PPC: Stuart Emmerson (Labour)
B. GENERAL PARTY POLITICAL INFORMATION:
Green Party Information
Philip Booth, Stroud District Councillor, article on Incineration (MyZeroWaste)
Labour Party Information, Stroud
Labour Party Information, Gloucestershire County
Manifesto (search for "incineration")
Liberal Democrats Party Information, Cheltenham
Liberal Democrats challenge to the county council's plan
Liberal Democrats Party Information, Gloucester (see item 6)
"Six to Fix"
"Down the slippery slope"
Parmjit Dhanda, MP, article on Incineration (MyZeroWaste)
4. Additional Related References
Relevant References to Incinerators & Zero Waste: Click Here to download an Acrobate format (.PDF) document that contains "RelevantReferences to Incinerators & Zero Waste."
5. Other Groups Campaigning against Incineration
Chesterfield against incineration www.againstincineration.org.uk/ Hull and Holderness fight against incinerator http://www.foe.co.uk/campaigns/fair_future/news/incinerator_hold_20131.html.
Rainworth Incinerator Campaign (UK) http://www.p-a-in.co.uk/
Staffordshire against incineration http://www.s-a-in.org.uk/health_and_safety.html
Sutton Courtney Against Incineration http://www.scai.co.uk/