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Metro Vancouver Halts Incinerator Plans

Metro Vancouver Halts Incinerator Plans

Metro Vancouver is re-thinking its plan to build another waste incinerator now that people are throwing less garbage out and diverting waste more to recycling and compost.

The chair of the Regional District says a few months ago the proposed plant size was halved, but now they are not even sure there is enough garbage to feed the smaller 250,000-tonne plant.

So they are turning back to the landfill to handle the region's solid waste, but only temporarily, while they reevaluate the plan.

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