Campaigners have written to circular economy minister Lorna Slater asking the Scottish Government to block the building of new incinerators.
Two oil and gas sites which already pump out more climate pollution than anywhere else in Scotland saw their emissions increase further in 2022.
New data reveals the carbon pollution produced by Scotland's waste incinerators, which have been criticised by green groups.
Over 30,000 tonnes of waste put out every year for recycling in Scotland end up being burnt in incinerators and causing climate pollution.
Aberdeenshire Council is being urged to scrap plans for a new waste incinerator with warnings that it could be harmful to public health, the environment and the local economy.