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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The survey showed that a majority of New Yorkers, 54 percent, prefer a combined solution to the city's trash problem, including recycling, trash-to-energy plants and landfilling.
When the state decided to move away from landfills in the 1970s, it promoted the construction of six trash-to-energy plants, including the plant in Wallingford.
They wanted guaranteed annual tonnage for their trash-to-energy plant. We had to promise so much waste per year," Mr.
He said that before the city builds a trash-to-energy plant it needs to figure out how to pay for it.
One alternative the city is looking at to solve its trash problems is getting a trash-to-energy plant built.