Ruth Crawford lives next door to the new incinerator site in Plymouth.
Our Plymouth correspondent Jonathan Gibson has taken her to Germany to see one like it in operation.
The German site is situated on an industrial estate, whereas the Plymouth site at Weston Mill is close to hundreds of homes:
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