Incineration

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  • the act of burning something completely; reducing it to ashes

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  • the act of burning something completely; reducing it to ashes

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Incineration Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Incineration is a form of waste disposal in which waste is burnt.

The first incinerators for waste disposal were built in Nottingham by Manlove, Alliott & Co. Ltd. in 1874. They were originally known as destructors.

The first incinerator in the US was built in 1885 on Governors Island in New York, NY.



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