Gloucester City Council has voted to set up a committee to look into a 'plan B' for waste disposal in the county.
It follows a recent decision by the planning committee to reject an application to build a waste incinerator at Javelin Park.
The committee will now look at other methods of disposing household waste such as the mechanical and biological systems already used at Avonmouth in Bristol.
Protestors have gathered outside Shire Hall in Gloucestershire to try and stop the signing of a controversial incinerator contract
Ken Goodwin looks at the background to the row over a proposed waste incinerator in Gloucestershire.