Waste incineration


There are many good reasons that we should not be incinerating waste, which is summed up beautifully be UKWIN.

Everything Goes Somewhere: A Journey From Here to Zero Waste

The following video is based on an excellent comic kindly provided to us by UKWIN.

Correspondence with MPs

Ban on new incineration capacity

We took part in UKWIN's action to write to MPs asking for a ban on new incineratino capacity. Further details in this UKWIN article.

  • Robert Buckland, MP for south Swindon
  • Awaiting response...

  • Justin Tomlinson, MP for north Swindon
  • Awaiting response...


    Correspondence about the problems with waste incineration.

  • Correspondence between Justin Tomlinson MP and Robert Ayres, chair of SKIP (Stop Keypoint Incinerator Project)
  • This resulted in a response from The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for DEFRA, Rebecca Pow MP.

  • Correspondence between Justin Tomlinson MP and Hollie Snyder, former co-ordinator of Refill Swindon
  • Correspondence between Robert Buckland MP and Ben Bell, co-ordinator of Plastic Free Swindon.
  • Awaiting response...

    We wrote to Mr Buckland in October 2021 informing him of an important Parliamentary debate regarding a petition calling for the end of fossil fuel subsidies and to start taxing all greenhouse gas emissions.