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Neil Tangri
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What is your name?
Neil Tangri
What organisation do you work for?
Global Anti-Incinerator Alliance
What country are you based in?
Please summarise your areas of climate-change expertise (in terms of subjects and geographical areas)
We work on waste and climate change: wastepickers, the poorest of the urban poor, already provide large-scale mitigation through recycling and can do more with proper financial support. But instead the CDM is funding false solutions such as incinerators and landfill gas which increase emissions, displace recycling, and reduce employment.
What is your telephone number?
+49.15206121214 from Dec 2
Do you have a Skype account?
Which languages can you give interviews in?
English, Spanish
What is your website address?
Please use this section to introduce yourself in more detail so the administrator can decide whether to approve your membership
I am the waste and climate change campaign director for a global alliance of 680 organizations in 87 countries. We work to stop waste incineration and implement real solutions such as recycling and composting. Many of our members -- wastepickers -- make a living by picking recyclable materials out of the waste stream and recycling it. Their contribution to mitigation is not acknowledged, nor are governments attempting to improve their conditions and increase the level of recycling. On the contrary, they are being pushed aside in favor of waste incinerators and landfill gas systems -- technologies which destroy resources, increase emissions and undermine sustainable development. See more at

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