Can incineration solve our looming garbage problem?

    Is your garage door not opening or stuck wide open? Looking for a professional repair technician?

    Get in touch with our garage door repair team and help is on it’s way! When it comes to garage door repair in Ottawa and its surroundings, Better leave it up to the professionals. For a FREE quote and estimate, CALL NOW: ☎️ (613) 706-1104

    Or, fill out this form and we will contact you shortly




    Show us the damage: Send us some photos for a FREE cost estimate.

    Can incineration solve our looming garbage problem?

    Every year, some 3,100 trucks carrying 100,000 tonnes of trash make the journey from York and Durham to Model City, New York, to dump the regions’ garbage in someone else’s backyard.

    But soon, those trucks will trundle along a service road just south of Hwy. 401 and pull onto a stretch of brand new blacktop leading to a large, silver-sided complex. They’ll disappear inside through an oversized garage door.

    Over the course of a year, those trucks will dump as much as 140,000 tonnes of household trash to be burned.

    The Durham York Energy Centre, a $284-million waste-to-energy facility, is on course for completion by August, though final touches and adjustments will continue for months afterward.

    It will burn the household waste that isn’t recycled for all of Durham region, as well as a portion of York, using the heat generated to create electricity. It has not been without controversy.

    Opponents of so-called waste-to-energy facilities argue that emissions pose health hazards; that they create an ongoing demand for waste and discourage recycling; that they’re inordinately expensive.

    “It’s bad for the climate, bad for community health and bad for our economy,” said Ananda Tan, a spokesperson for the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives, an umbrella organization that advocates “zero waste.”

    But industry and municipalities that have bought into the approach contend modern waste-to-energy facilities are not the incinerators of years past that…

    Read more…

    Recommended articles

    Geofencing Market Size Current and Future

    While geofencing has actually been around for a while, the popularity of smartphones and mobile devices now makes it incredibly valuable as a marketing tool for business owners. Geofencing offers a world of possibilities for

    Garage Door Repair Bayshore

    Patio Patrol: Harlem Restaurant | The Star

    Another instalment of our summertime series on hidden outdoor gems in the GTA. Perhaps Carl Cassell and Carl Allen should just pack up their restaurant business and go into beautifying patios around town. The partners

    Smart Garage Door Opener System Market Size 2020

    New Jersey, United States,- Verified Market Research has released a new Smart Garage Door Opener System Market growth 2021-2028 survey report that includes data and statistics related to the market structure and size. The aim of

    Contact Us
    COVID-19 NOTICE:
    Our technicians are equipped with masks and gloves complying with health and safety regulations.
    This is default text for notification bar