incineration, definition of
A treatment technology involving destruction of waste by controlled burning at high temperatures; e.g., burning sludge News & Blog articles where 'incineration' used:
to remove the water and reduce the remaining residues to a safe, non-burnable ash that can be disposed of safely on land, in some waters, or in underground locations.
Search the Web for Incineration
- Reduce waste, recycle more, and stop the burning | Letters
Jenny Jones says the UK must respond proactively to news that China has banned imports of millions of tons of plastic wasteThis could be the year we start burning more of our waste than recycling it (China’s plastic waste ban ‘creates a crisis for...
- Sweden Now Recycles a Staggering 99 Percent of its Garbage
Sweden now recycles or reuses an incredible 99 percent of its waste, an improvement on the already impressive 2012 figure of 96 percent. The country uses a waste management hierarchy system that focuses in descending order on prevention, reuse, recycling,
- Jeremy Irons talks trash for his new environmental documentary | Leo Hickman
Oscar-winning actor explains why he travelled around the world to highlight the environmental problems caused by our wasteJeremy Irons, the Oscar-winning actor, has teamed up with the British filmmaker Candida Brady to produce a new feature-length documentary...
- Energy secretary approves giant incinerator for Osborne backyard
Ed Davey not deterred by chancellor's signature on petition against energy-from-waste plant in Cheshire constituencyThe energy secretary, Ed Davey, has forced through approval for a giant incineration plant in the constituency of chancellor, in the latest...
- 'This is the end for Newhaven' – controversial incinerator fires up
The plant is operational, but for residents and councillors, the 10-year battle over its approval is neither forgiven nor forgottenYou see it as soon as you come over the headland...
- Bjarke Ingels designs incinerator that doubles as ski slope in Copenhagen
Architect's latest project to transform an incinerator in heart of Copenhagen shows the playful side of sustainabilityHow do you turn a 100-metre-tall incinerator in the heart of Copenhagen into a social and cultural hub? By building a ski slope on the...
- Sita: hosting an incinerator 'will bring benefits for locals'
Sita will offer subsidised energy bills and other perks if communities approve planning for waste facilitiesCommunities are being invited to "own their own incinerator" in return for hosting the controversial projects, under proposals put forward by waste...
- Sita: hosting an incinerator will bring benefits for locals
Sita will offer subidised energy bills and other perks if communities approve planning for waste facilitiesCommunities are being invited to "own their own incinerator" in return for hosting the controversial projects, under proposals put forward by waste...
What is incineration?
Click on a letter to see all the terms and definitions that begin with that letter.
Android app containing all these definitions is now available, called the Green Dictionary
. Click here
to see the entry on the Android market; or click here
if on an Android phone.