Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Toxics-Incineration-Action-in-UK-27MZIFWAA22.htmlConceptually similarToxics Incineration Action in UKGP012XPCompleted★★★★Toxics Incineration Action in UKGP0FRFCompleted★★★★Toxics Incineration Action in UKGP0V7BCompleted★★★★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 PoliciesGP0STO7M9Completed★★★★Campaign in Basingstoke against ASDA Seafood PoliciesGP0STO7MACompleted★★★★Campaign in Basingstoke against ASDA Seafood PoliciesGP0STO7MFCompleted★★★★View AllGP0ITCToxics Incineration Action in UKActivist on a crate of the construction site of the new incinerator with a banner reading 'Committee Against Toxics'. 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 / Nick CobbingMaximum size:1969px X 1312pxKeywords:Actions and protests-Banners-Climbing actions-Day-Greenpeace activists-Incineration-KWCI (GPI)-Outdoors-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).