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 Post subject: Burn, Baby, Burn
PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 1:46 pm 
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So Scully, do you believe that all the fires in so-called recycling centres are definitive evidence of alien involvement? Or perhaps the farce of so-called re-cycling where rubbish is simply stored expensively because there is no longer any market for recyclables means that companies are torching their premises because they cannot afford to meet their financial obligations they undertook in order to win waste contracts? Or perhaps recycled rubbish is just more prone to the phenomenon of spontaneously convenient combustion?

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/bre ... ing12.html

13 October 2012 - Fire at Dublin recyling plant

http://www.edie.ie/news/news_story.asp?id=23007

15 August 2012 - 'Olympic blaze' at recycling centre remains mystery

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/ ... entre.html

13 August 2012 - 'Largest London fire in years' erupts at Dagenham recycling centre

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ire ... 47168.html

28 July 2012 - North recycling plant fire one of biggest in years

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-18477984

17 June 2012 - Tavistock recycling centre fire

http://www.thejournal.ie/fire-panda-bal ... 9-Jun2012/

22 June 2012 - Suspicious fire at second Panda recycling facility

http://www.rte.ie/news/2012/0614/fire-c ... meath.html

14 June 2012 - Extensive damage has been caused by a fire at a big recycling plant outside Slane in Co Meath.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-suffolk-17180029

27 February 2012 - Crews fight Haverhill recycling centre fire


Does any other type of industrial facility burn-down with such amazing regularity?

If we had an incinerator, at least we could get some benefit from all this heat.


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 Post subject: Re: Burn, Baby, Burn
PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 1:58 pm 
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jxbr wrote:
If we had an incinerator, at least we could get some benefit from all this heat.



we do !


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 Post subject: Re: Burn, Baby, Burn
PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 2:47 pm 
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Does any other type of industrial facility burn-down with such amazing regularity?

Such sites tend to attract certain types of people who wouldn't think twice about throwing the odd match!

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 Post subject: Re: Burn, Baby, Burn
PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 2:57 pm 
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TipsyMcStagger wrote:
jxbr wrote:
If we had an incinerator, at least we could get some benefit from all this heat.



we do !


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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Failing that, burn the bloody stuff to generate electricity and reduce use of something more expensive. :roll:

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 Post subject: Re: Burn, Baby, Burn
PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 3:02 pm 
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A serious financial penalty for accidental fires would prevent most accidental fires.


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 Post subject: Re: Burn, Baby, Burn
PostPosted: Mon Oct 15, 2012 2:00 pm 
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TipsyMcStagger wrote:
jxbr wrote:
If we had an incinerator, at least we could get some benefit from all this heat.



we do !

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ire ... 59670.html

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AN ESTIMATED 50,000 tonnes of domestic waste look set to be exported from Cork city and county this year for disposal abroad due to a lack of local facilities to cater for the waste.

Some 28,000 tonnes of domestic black bag waste which cannot be recycled has been exported through Cork port since the beginning of the year and the figure is expected to reach 50,000 tonnes by the end of the year.

The export of the waste is organised by Indaver. Details of the Cork shipments emerged last month at an oral hearing held by An Bord Pleanála into a planning application by Indaver for an expansion of its €140 million incinerator at Carranstown near Duleek, Co Meath.

Indaver confirmed this is the first year it has exported domestic waste through Cork but said it expects the business to grow in the coming years as landfills are being phased out throughout Munster.

A spokesman for the company said there were currently shipments from Cork every three weeks to either the Netherlands or Sweden, where the waste was disposed of in incinerators and used to generate electricity.


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 Post subject: Re: Burn, Baby, Burn
PostPosted: Tue Oct 16, 2012 4:40 pm 
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Came across that incinerator in Duleek in the line of work and it seems that waste is now actually a commodity and that the price varies from week to week due to fluctuations in demand.

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 Post subject: Re: Burn, Baby, Burn
PostPosted: Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:30 pm 
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gaius wrote:
Came across that incinerator in Duleek in the line of work and it seems that waste is now actually a commodity and that the price varies from week to week due to fluctuations in demand.

I'm not trying to be smart, but don't you mean that it's a liability and not a commodity? Surely there's nobody paying for waste?


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 Post subject: Re: Burn, Baby, Burn
PostPosted: Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:42 pm 
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TheEmigrant wrote:
gaius wrote:
Came across that incinerator in Duleek in the line of work and it seems that waste is now actually a commodity and that the price varies from week to week due to fluctuations in demand.

I'm not trying to be smart, but don't you mean that it's a liability and not a commodity? Surely there's nobody paying for waste?


If it's viable fuel for electricity generation, why not?

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 Post subject: Re: Burn, Baby, Burn
PostPosted: Tue Oct 16, 2012 7:48 pm 
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Madness of Crowds wrote:
TheEmigrant wrote:
gaius wrote:
Came across that incinerator in Duleek in the line of work and it seems that waste is now actually a commodity and that the price varies from week to week due to fluctuations in demand.

I'm not trying to be smart, but don't you mean that it's a liability and not a commodity? Surely there's nobody paying for waste?


If it's viable fuel for electricity generation, why not?

I asked and I learned. Thanks!


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