incineration

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incineration

[in‚sin·ə′rā·shən]
(chemistry)
The process of burning a material so that only ashes remain.
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While incinerating municipal solid waste (including plastics) is common in Europe and Japan, "The U.
on Wednesday began incinerating the burnable parts of the massive amounts of debris created by the March earthquake and tsunami in Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture, at its plant in the northeastern Japanese city.
A MASSIVE oil pipeline explosion laid waste parts of a central Mexican city, incinerating people, cars, houses and trees as gushing crude oil turned streets into flaming rivers.
Taking them away and incinerating them is the best solution to ensure there are no future issues.
Moreover, placing a ton of solid waste in a landfill means emitting about 33 percent more greenhouse gases than are emitted by incinerating that same ton of waste - and without producing any electricity.