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(a) What is incineration? (b) How this process can be used to convert waste to energy (WTE) and...

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(a) What is incineration?

(b) How this process can be used to convert waste to energy (WTE) and what are the risks it can possess to the environment?

Waste

Waste are materials that are not wanted or have no use. It is a substance that has no more use and is discarded after it first use. It can become a by-product, a joint-product, or a resource if the new use for it raises the wastes product's value above zero. Examples of waste are hazardous wastes, waste water, and solid waste,

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Waste incineration is the process of the combustion of organic compounds that are found in waste materials. It is a type of thermal treatment...

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