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PLANS to put Merseyside’s rubbish mountain on a “waste train” to transport it to the north east for burning were officially submitted.

 

Recycling and waste management firm SITA wants to run a rail waste transfer station at Knowsley Industrial Estate, in Kirkby.

 

It is one of two companies bidding to secure a 30-year contract to treat Merseyside and Halton’s unrecyclable waste to avoid it ending up in landfill.

 

Covanta, the other company in the running, plans to burn waste at a facility in Ince Marsh, Helsby, Cheshire.

 

Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority has struggled to find any councils willing to have an incinerator on their land.

 

Burning waste in the North East or Cheshire offers a convenient solution.

 

Corrina Scott-Roy, of SITA UK, said residents had raised issues during a consultation period.

 

She said: “One recurring theme was the perceived impact on [visitor attraction] Acorn Farm.

 

“We have discussed ways in which the facility could actually help secure the future operations of the farm in its current location.”

 

 

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There's a massive waste to energy plant in Teeside, they keep putting more processing lines in there as this is far cheaper and politically acceptable for the likes of Liverpool than building their own incinerators. The reason behind this is there are massive landfill taxes now kicking in and escalating, ref. climate change and resource efficiency.

 

Northumbria already does this iirc, suspect Durham going same way.

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why not stick the waste in a energy generator machine thingy you know burn the rubbish make energy

 

A fair question. There are a lot of Energy from Waste plants in production across the UK but the only way these are getting built is through major local political and commercial incentivisation, provision of add on infrasturcture to 'compensate' for the facilities' presence. Which of course tax payers foot the bill.

 

Incinerators still have a bad reputation, despite the fact that modern filtration techniques can mean the air coming out of the facilities is purer than that drawn in. Sympathetic construction and design techniques also mean they are no longer eyesores but fundamentally trucks and trucks full of garbage will have to go somewhere, driven past someone's house.

 

Basically despite everyone buying as much shit as they can muster, no-one wants to have to even think about the waste once their latest consumption is completed, much less have it burned in their own back yard. Similarly people object to wind generators 'because it spoils their view' when ironically they spend much of their time indoors watching their 50" plasma tv. Withdraw Nimby*'s services I say - object to electricity production in your area? Go live in a cave then you selfish, short sighted, narrow minded fuckwits.

 

*Not In My Backyard

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why not stick the waste in a energy generator machine thingy you know burn the rubbish make energy

 

A fair question. There are a lot of Energy from Waste plants in production across the UK but the only way these are getting built is through major local political and commercial incentivisation, provision of add on infrasturcture to 'compensate' for the facilities' presence. Which of course tax payers foot the bill.

 

Incinerators still have a bad reputation, despite the fact that modern filtration techniques can mean the air coming out of the facilities is purer than that drawn in. Sympathetic construction and design techniques also mean they are no longer eyesores but fundamentally trucks and trucks full of garbage will have to go somewhere, driven past someone's house.

 

Basically despite everyone buying as much shit as they can muster, no-one wants to have to even think about the waste once their latest consumption is completed, much less have it burned in their own back yard. Similarly people object to wind generators 'because it spoils their view' when ironically they spend much of their time indoors watching their 50" plasma tv. Withdraw Nimby*'s services I say - object to electricity production in your area? Go live in a cave then you selfish, short sighted, narrow minded fuckwits.

 

*Not In My Backyard

Well said Fellow.

 

There's a new wind farm going up just north of Woodhorn Mining Museum right now.

(Many more days like today and it'll be making more 'leccy than we need!)

 

I worked on a new 'clean' incinerator in Teeside a whileback, "Welcome to Teeside, We Burn Your Shit".

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why not stick the waste in a energy generator machine thingy you know burn the rubbish make energy

 

A fair question. There are a lot of Energy from Waste plants in production across the UK but the only way these are getting built is through major local political and commercial incentivisation, provision of add on infrasturcture to 'compensate' for the facilities' presence. Which of course tax payers foot the bill.

 

Incinerators still have a bad reputation, despite the fact that modern filtration techniques can mean the air coming out of the facilities is purer than that drawn in. Sympathetic construction and design techniques also mean they are no longer eyesores but fundamentally trucks and trucks full of garbage will have to go somewhere, driven past someone's house.

 

Basically despite everyone buying as much shit as they can muster, no-one wants to have to even think about the waste once their latest consumption is completed, much less have it burned in their own back yard. Similarly people object to wind generators 'because it spoils their view' when ironically they spend much of their time indoors watching their 50" plasma tv. Withdraw Nimby*'s services I say - object to electricity production in your area? Go live in a cave then you selfish, short sighted, narrow minded fuckwits.

 

*Not In My Backyard

 

blyme

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why not stick the waste in a energy generator machine thingy you know burn the rubbish make energy

 

A fair question. There are a lot of Energy from Waste plants in production across the UK but the only way these are getting built is through major local political and commercial incentivisation, provision of add on infrasturcture to 'compensate' for the facilities' presence. Which of course tax payers foot the bill.

 

Incinerators still have a bad reputation, despite the fact that modern filtration techniques can mean the air coming out of the facilities is purer than that drawn in. Sympathetic construction and design techniques also mean they are no longer eyesores but fundamentally trucks and trucks full of garbage will have to go somewhere, driven past someone's house.

 

Basically despite everyone buying as much shit as they can muster, no-one wants to have to even think about the waste once their latest consumption is completed, much less have it burned in their own back yard. Similarly people object to wind generators 'because it spoils their view' when ironically they spend much of their time indoors watching their 50" plasma tv. Withdraw Nimby*'s services I say - object to electricity production in your area? Go live in a cave then you selfish, short sighted, narrow minded fuckwits.

 

*Not In My Backyard

 

blyme*

 

 

*Better Lug Your Mess Elsewhere

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