The survey showed that a majority of New Yorkers, 54 percent, prefer a combined solution to the city's trash problem, including recycling, trash-to-energy plants
When the state decided to move away from landfills in the 1970s, it promoted the construction of six trash-to-energy plants
, including the plant in Wallingford.
They wanted guaranteed annual tonnage for their trash-to-energy plant
. We had to promise so much waste per year," Mr.
He said that before the city builds a trash-to-energy plant
it needs to figure out how to pay for it.
One alternative the city is looking at to solve its trash problems is getting a trash-to-energy plant