WASTE TO ENERGY CONSULTATION AND CASE STUDY FOR MELBOURNE’S WEST
It is time for us to move away from putting our waste into landfill and move to a more sustainable solution of waste to energy technology.
Residents of Melbourne’s West have made it clear that the burden and impacts of waste management should be share more fairly across the community. Having ‘mega’ waste sites (either landfills or otherwise) is not appropriate and the concept of environmental justice, which calls for shared responsibility and intergenerational equity, should be embraced. Waste to energy facilities should therefore be located across Melbourne and regional Victoria, servicing local and regional communities.