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 study says that there is a plethora of research about multiple health hazards including polluting general municipal waste, effect on sex ratio in child birth, congenital anomalies, and cancer among residential communities located within four kilometres radius of an incineration plant.
Clearly, incineration addresses neither waste nor energy challenges.
Marketed by the industry as so-called waste-to-energy plants, incineration facilities, aside from increasing cancer risks, are more expensive than coal and nuclear plants; more harmful to the climate than coal, and generate very little electricity while burning up resources that may still be recovered, reused or recycled, the alliance added.
Recycling is also harmed by incineration for various reasons, including the overpresence of incineration capacity.
Sawai called on Taipower to conduct radioactivity tests of nuclear waste both before and after incineration to assess radiation leakage.
The order placed to MHIEC calls for refurbishment of the key equipment of the Center's incineration plant.
He added that the performance of the solid waste incineration plant Zevo Malesice, which processes 210,000 tons of municipal waste per year and has produced 3,111 tons of metals waste (is equivalent to 20 kilometers of rails), 1,200 tons per day of heat for 20 thousand homes and electricity for 20,000 households.
Tolentino earlier pushed for waste-to-energy incineration technology to eradicate perennial frequent floodwater and garbage problems in Metro Manila.
There are several organizations in North America geared toward waste reduction and Zero Waste Canada's mission diverges from some others in that it opposes incineration as a method of waste management.
The NGO maintains that bans on landfill and incineration practices are the best way for the EU to achieve its goal of sustainable use of resources.
They don't have any incineration plants or recycling plants, so they need to find a solution for their waste.
In the incineration test conducted in Shimada, the debris was mixed with 56 tons of local household garbage.