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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 process of destruction involved the grinding of cigarette sticks into tiny bits and incinerating them in high temperature for conversion into alternative fuel.
In the wake of the findings the Department of Health issued an immediate ban on incinerating foetal remains.
Just incinerating everything in Tyseley really isn't a solution we should tolerate any longer.
This spring, Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich., conducted pilot tests that validated and documented the potential for energy recovery from incinerating plastics wastes.
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.
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.
For instance, Schor cites American Coal Foundation materials telling children that the "Earth could benefit rather than be harmed from increased carbon dioxide." A curriculum on handling garbage describes incinerating plastics as "recycling." Schor's scholarly study of 300 children found that rather than feeling powerful, children fixated on shopping are more likely than others to feel anxious or depressed.