Zero Waste

t.e.j.a.s. has joined the Zero Waste Houston Coalition to oppose a new plan by the city to build a “dirty materials recycling facility (dirty MRF).” Part of the plan includes incineration technologies and recruiting low wage workers to sort through unseparated garbage. The plan calls for the proposed “gasification” and “catalytic conversion” facility to be built near one of the city’s existing landfills, which are predominantly located in low-income communities and communities of color. t.e.j.a.s. will continue to work with our local allies to oppose any efforts to create an incineration facility in Houston while advocating for a zero waste plan and other solutions that incorporate both sustainability and social justice.

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