Incinerator rapped as 19th century

A WORLD-renowned academic has accused two Yorkshire councils of “living in the 19th century” over controversial plans to build a multi-million pound incinerator to burn waste.

Professor Paul Connett, who has emerged as a leading environmental campaigner over the last 25 years, has ridiculed the “pathetic” recycling targets set by North Yorkshire County Council and York Council.

“It is an out-dated technology with no flexibility and the councils are living in the 19th century if they push ahead with the incinerator plans. It simply should have no place in the 21st century.”

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