municipal solid waste (including plastics) is common in Europe and Japan, "The U.
Taking them away and incinerating
them is the best solution to ensure there are no future issues.
Moreover, placing a ton of solid waste in a landfill means emitting about 33 percent more greenhouse gases than are emitted by incinerating
that same ton of waste - and without producing any electricity.
A curriculum on handling garbage describes incinerating
plastics as "recycling.
Instead of incinerating
some of the waste,HLC project manager Stephen Burnett said they planned to bake it rather than burn it, which releases dioxins.
The company will collect refuse derived fuel from seven waste-collecting unions in Fukuoka and Kumamoto prefectures, and generate electricity from the heat of incinerating
the fuel, which it will then sell to Kyushu Electric Power Co.