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Incineration harms recycling, worsens climate change, and other reasons to oppose it

Much of what is incinerated could have been recycled; incineration releases tonnes of CO2 in exchange for very little energy; and other good reasons to oppose incineration.

Support for your local anti‑incineration campaign

Useful advice and guidance to help you with your local efforts to oppose incineration, including how to set up a local campaign group, how to object to a planning application, how to promote alternatives, and much more.

The UK's national campaign against waste incineration

Read more about the work that UKWIN is doing to oppose incineration nationally - including our call for an incineration tax and a moratorium on new capacity - and how you can support these efforts.

Map/table of UK incinerators

UKWIN has collated loads of useful information about existing, potential, and prevented incinerators across the UK - including contact details for local groups, copies of permits, annual reports, etc.

Quick facts and figures

Useful, fully sourced, factual information for journalists and others who want a quick overview of waste incineration in bite-sized chunks that can be cited and repeated.

Social media

See UKWIN's latest Facebook posts and Tweets, and help us get the word out to others who may be interested.