Sign the petition to stop toxic waste incinerators.
Right now a new polluting and hazardous industry is being given the green light in Victoria.
Labor has announced plans to burn more than one million tonnes of waste in large-scale incinerators every year – the equivalent of about 80% of Victoria's household waste.
Burning waste will pump poisonous air into our communities and create climate pollution.
Setting fire to our problems is not a solution. We need to focus on waste-reduction, not toxic incinerators.
Premier Daniel Andrews can stop this today. Sign our petition calling on the government to:
- Stop all waste incinerator projects
- Focus on waste-reduction plans, such as bringing forward plans to allow food scraps in green bins for composting, and phasing out more unnecessary single-use plastics.
For decades the government has neglected waste and recycling, and now they want to burn the problem. But we can fix it by phasing out unnecessary waste, fostering a reusable culture, and building our local recycling industry which would create local jobs.
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