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 waste to be incinerated with recovery of heat and electricity.
Amongst the findings from the HWRC sites that do accept paint, the survey revealed that the majority of paint collected ends up in landfill or is incinerated.
article (Firm incinerate in that in 80% of money The more waste that is incinerated, the better Margaret JC Davies
But Andrea Davies, from Dunhill Avenue, Tile Hill, says her 18-year-old cat Barb was incinerated the day after she was reported dead, leaving her owner no opportunity to say goodbye.
Prosecutors have said the students were killed and incinerated at a garbage dump, and their charred bone fragments dumped in a river.
The drugs weighing 2,146kg with a market value of BD5m were all incinerated at 1,000C.
The remains of the fetuses were termed "clinical waste" and incinerated, while some were used in "waste-to-energy" systems in order to generate heat.
The confrontation comes in Channel 4's Dispatches as Amanda reveals how thousands of dead unborn infants have been incinerated along with clinical waste, instead of being cremated as parents were led to believe.
The 165 tons of industrial-grade chemicals are to be shipped to Britain in securely sealed containers, then transferred to a commercial facility and incinerated there, the government added.
A VET whose wife died as he allegedly carried out a botched liposuction op on her, cut up the body and had the parts incinerated as a dog.
In 2011, 37% of waste was landfilled, 23% incinerated, 25% recycled and 15% composted, compared with 56% landfilled, 17% incinerated, 17% recycled and 10% composted in 2001.
In turn, the landfill would accept the plant's sludge that historically has been incinerated, according to a story in the Akron Beacon Journal.