Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Toxics-Incineration-Action-in-UK-27MZIF4604P.htmlConceptually similarToxics Incineration Action in UKGP012XPCompleted★★★★Toxics Incineration Action in UKGP0FRFCompleted★★★★Toxics Incineration Action in UKGP0ITCCompleted★★★★Campaign in Basingstoke against ASDA Seafood PoliciesGP0STO7M9Completed★★★★Campaign in Basingstoke against ASDA Seafood PoliciesGP0STO7MDCompleted★★★★Campaign in Basingstoke against ASDA Seafood PoliciesGP0STO7MCCompleted★★★★Campaign in Basingstoke against ASDA Seafood PoliciesGP0STO7MBCompleted★★★★Campaign in Basingstoke against ASDA Seafood PoliciesGP0STO7MECompleted★★★★★★Campaign in Basingstoke against ASDA Seafood PoliciesGP0STO7MACompleted★★★★View AllGP0V7BToxics Incineration Action in UKA big banner with the death symbol hangs on the construction site of a new incinerator. The action coincides with the opening of the Stockholm Convention in Geneva which aims to eliminate the world's toxic chemicals called persistent organic pollutants (POPs).Locations:Basingstoke-United Kingdom-Western EuropeDate:17 Jun, 2002Credit:© Greenpeace / Steve MorganMaximum size:1969px X 1312pxKeywords:Actions and protests-Banners-Climbing actions-Day-Greenpeace activists-High angle view-Incineration-KWCI (GPI)-Outdoors-Symbols-Toxic symbol-Toxics (campaign title)Shoot:Toxics Incineration Action in UKActivists from anti-incineration groups across the country join forces with Greenpeace to halt the construction of the new Basingstoke incinerator. If allowed to start burning household rubbish the new incinerator will emit large quantities of dioxin chemicals that get into the food chain and cause cancer. Taking part in the occupation are representatives from incinerator action groups from Hull, Bradford, Essex, Derbyshire, Brighton, Kent, London, Milton Keynes, Guildford and Wales. The action is is part of the global action in 52 countries against incineration technologies and coincides with the opening of the Stockholm Convention in Geneva which aims to eliminate the world's toxic chemicals called persistent organic pollutants (POPs).