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Metro Vancouver's Burnaby incinerator burning through taxpayer money
It’s a business model that would likely have gotten an executive team in trouble years ago. In 2014, Metro Vancouver’s Burnaby waste-to-energy (WTE) facility will cost taxpayers $22 million...
Feb 12th, 2014
Incinerating Metro Vancouver's garbage
The lower mainland is no stranger to incinerators. The Waste-to-Energy Facility has been operational (PDF) in South Burnaby since 1988 and has turned approximately 280,000 tonnes of garbage...
Aug 1st, 2010