12,000 Tons a Day: Incinerating is the new recycling

Apparently, NYC has a choice with what to do with its garbage: ladfill or incinerator.  You might have known that already.  But did you know that some people actually favor incinerator?  I couldn;t believe this either, but apparently incinerating is the new recycling- all via "waste to energy" plants.

Link: 12,000 Tons a Day, and What to Do With It - City Room - Metro - New York Times Blog.