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GAIA is an international alliance that works both against incinerators and for safe, sustainable, and just alternatives.
Our name reflects this dual purpose:
- The Global Anti-Incinerator Alliance: Mobilizing grassroots action against the spread of incinerators and other polluting, end-of-pipe waste technologies.
- The Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives: Building the movement for environmental justice, local green economies, and creative zero waste solutions.
GAIA has members in over 20 European countries, who are working to stop the advance of incineration and implement zero waste programmes. Learn more.
Incinerators: "Myths -v- Facts"
In recent years, the incinerator industry has tried to expand their sector by marketing their facilities as “Waste to Energy” (WTE), using misleading claims of “reducing climate pollution”, and being a “clean energy source”. This document dispels some of the most common myths about incinerators with real facts:http://www.no-burn.org/downloads/Incinerator_Myths_vs_Facts.pdf