• Incinerator Misinformation – Pyrolysis & Gasification

    This misinformed effort to pretend that some types of incinerators aren’t incinerators has been laid to rest repeatedly, but the confusion still persists. The numbers below in brackets (e.g., [1]) refer to the linked source references at the bottom of this story. Most recently, the state of Delaware ruled [1] that a tire pyrolysis proposal […]

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  • Zero Waste Stories – It works!

    I have provided links that anyone interested in Zero Waste might want to view. Take a look and learn! This is an operational pyrolyzer somewhere in the world. It shows the process for how it is done. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HAx0odJbgM This is s video created by residents of Logansport who are fighting the largest proposed pyrolysis incinerator […]

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  • Discussion Between Stafford BOS and This Website

      [Because of the length, I have edited the format, removed salutation lines, and shortened the “CC” list. All the text is accurately reported per the emails.] From: Bill Johnson Sent: Jun 20, 2014, at 8:31 AM To: the Stafford BOS, Stafford R-Board, and Fredericksburg City Council Subject: Re: LETTER: Stafford nowhere near landfill capacity R-Board: […]

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  • Letter to the Free Lance-Star

    Thanks to the Free-Lance Star and Ms. Remmers for covering the burgeoning question of waste management that Fredericksburg and Stafford County face. (June 14, 2014) There are critical financial and governance issues for every conservative and tea party, liberal and environmental, citizen and business. The article contained an important typo. Urban Ore handles 7,000 to […]

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  • Landfill Revenue Analysis

    Here is the revenue analysis prepared by R-Board Staff showing solutions that could be adopted. There are many solutions that could be adopted instead of building an incinerator.    

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  • Op Ed in the Free Lance-Star

    Don’t make county an incinerator guinea pig. Date published: 6/12/2014 ON MAY 27, the Free Lance-Star pub- lished an article by Vanessa Remmers titled “Landfill Facing $228K Shortfall.” Current landfill revenue does not cover operational costs nor fund an expansion reserve. Why? Mismanagement and poor planning. The members of the Rappahannock Regional Solid Waste Management […]

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  • RFP Pre-Proposal Conference 6/11/2014

    The pre-proposal conference was intended to allow venders to ask questions. A brief summary of the meeting follows. Mr. Dayton ran through the Agenda provided, discussing: RFP limitations on landfill infrastructure (connections to water and sewage are insufficient to support any processes, RFP page 14). The selected vender would have to address them in their […]

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  • Urban Ore

    Urban Ore is a reuse and recycling enterprise based in Berkeley, CA that traces its origin to the tip face of the old Berkeley dump from where Urban Ore recovered its initial tools and capital as the basis for the multi million dollar enterprise operated by 65 workers and occupying a unique site on 3 […]

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  • Incinerator Request for Proposals – May 30, 2014

    Incinerator Request for Proposals – May 30, 2014  

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  • R-Board Actions cause revenue shortfall

    The Free Lance-Star published an article about how the landfill is losing money. the R-Board is using that as a justification for allowing an incinerator to be built at the Eskimo Hill Road landfill. The reality is that the R-Board took many actions to cause the landfill to lose revenue, and almost no actions to […]

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