Incineration

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Incineration Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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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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  • Love Canal soil going to Kimball incinerator
    About a thousand tons of contaminated soil from the notorious Love Canal environmental disaster in New York is being shipped by rail to Kimball for incineration because the company that is disposing of it ran into objections from Canadians, who didn't want it. Read more on this news related to 'Incineration'
  • Incineration best method for solid waste processing’
    Govt. has submitted a detailed project report and affidavit to National Green Tribunal Read more on this news related to 'Incineration'
  • New products from bark to replace fossil compounds: Adhesives and insulating foams from softwood bark tannins
    Scientists have developed tannin extraction from softwood bark. At least 130 kg of crude tannin powder can be produced from one ton of dry wood bark, still leaving 87% of the original bark mass available for incineration. In Finland, tannin could replace, in particular, fossil-based phenols in adhesives used in the wood products industry. Read more on this news related to 'Incineration'

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