Thousands of tonnes of Incinerator Ash dumped at Lamby Way
Lamby Way tip, worked by two excavators
They claim it's not toxic, but the Cardiff University study showed the ultrafine dust to be harmful to human cells. So CATI arranged a visit to the site, questioning the landfill manager and establishing this is bottom ash from Viridor’s.The Council is now spreading hundreds of tonnes of incinerator grate-ash on the Lamby Way tip, even operating a conveyor in the open it appears, creating clouds of dust. Of course the Council claim no dust blows off-site, yet a Cardiff University study a few years ago found ultrafine dust from normal landfilled materials.
|Ash screening machine, with pile of wet ash |
building mid-picture, the metal and clinker