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American Incinerator Corporation

“Found this in a 1950′s Cape Cod in Grosse Point, MI.  Nameplate is interesting.  It reads:

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All refuse must be wrapped in small, tight packages. 66 more words


Reduce, Re-use, Recycle and BURN

Trash is complicated here. Burnables go out on Tuesday and Friday. Weird things that you wouldn’t really think of, are considered burnable. The agency leaves us helpful little signs so we know what’s what: food, old sandals, bento boxes, plastic bags, plastic bottles (yep) and used chopsticks. 683 more words

Living Japanese Style

East Lantau Artificial Islands: Another Project to Speed Up Assimilation

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4th July, 2014

East Lantau Artificial Islands: Another Project to Speed Up Assimilation


Hong Kong SAR Government proposed an artificial islands project in East Lantau is said to “improve kland supply strategy” and “accommodate increasing population”. 1,266 more words

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Makeshift Altar, somewhere in Singapore

As some of you know, I sniff out places that people don’t normally venture to. I do this for two reasons. As a writer, I’m highly inquisitive. 83 more words


Ker-ching! How Viridor makes billions from burning recyclables

A parody poster based on Croydon Council’s latest recycling campaign had to be withdrawn and re-drafted over fears of legal action.

The Stop The Incinerator Campaign’s Dave Pettener, a wag as well as a dab-hand with PhotoShop, had taken Croydon’s latest “Ker-ching” campaign and turned the message on its head to illustrate the costs of going ahead with the £1 billion contract with Viridor to build and operate a waste incinerator at Beddington Lane.

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July 1st - The Incinerator

The Incinerator is a Walter Burley Griffen designed structure, opened in 1934. A lovely building in its own right, but the publics affection with the Willoughby Incinerator goes deeper than that. 150 more words

the incinerator | chene & i-94

i grew up a few miles from the incinerator, and when driving past it on i-94, or when blows the wrong way across my front yard, i am literally inhaling the stench of garbage.   510 more words