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. Incineration converts the waste into ash, flue gas, and heat.

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



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  • MHIEC Receives Order to Refurbish Core Component of Municipal Solid Waste Incineration Facility in Hiroshima Prefecture
    Municipal solid waste incineration plant in Mihara TOKYO, Mar 24, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Environmental & Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd. (MHIEC), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has received an order from Mihara City, Hiroshima Prefecture, to refurbish the core equipment of its municipal solid waste (MSW) inc Read more on this news related to 'Incineration'
  • 70% of city waste to be burned next year
    SEVENTY percent of Shanghai’s household waste will be burned to generate electricity once four new waste incineration centers open next year, officials said yesterday. Read more on this news related to 'Incineration'
  • Stericycle aims to open Rowley-based incinerator by 2020
    Though the actual groundbreaking for the medical waste incineration facility Stericycle hopes to construct in Tooele County is still a few years out, company officials believe they are on track to make the proposed move a reality. Jennifer Koenig, vice president of corporate communications for Stericycle, said the company anticipates closing on a 40-acre parcel [â Read more on this news related to 'Incineration'

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