The acronym NIMBY stands for "Not In My Back Yard."

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The acronym NIMBY stands for "Not In My Back Yard." This is a philosophy that maintains that individuals want to protect their local area against negative environmental impact.

Imagine that your city is planning to build a waste recycling plant in your neighborhood. 

What are the ethical and practical considerations for making this decision? 

How would your concern for the environment affect your view on this action? 

Would you oppose this action? Why or why not? 

Explain your position with ethical reasoning and theory.

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