Besides, inadequate incineration
results in release of cancer causing pollutants, such as dioxin and furans into the air.
The waste incineration
ban is enshrined in the Clean Air Act (Republic Act No.
Far from solving our garbage woes, the lifting of the incineration
ban as proposed by some lawmakers will only compound our problems as incinerators can inflict harm to human health and the ecosystems, contribute significantly to environmental pollution and global warming, and fuel an unsustainable system of unbridled production, crass consumerism and throw-away culture,' said Aileen Lucero, the national coordinator of EcoWaste Coalition, for her part.
Even if Taiwan shifts to a plasma torch incineration
method, there will not be improvement with such careless management of nuclear waste," Sawai said.
1) A fluidized bed furnace has a tower-shaped incineration
chamber containing sand at its bottom.
In Sweden, since 1960s they are making use of incineration
, no garbage, no flooding," said Tolentino.
The Canadian Energy-From-Waste Coalition is one organization that supports incineration
with energy capture.
Dosimeters were also provided at the city hall and a waste incineration
plant so that citizens could examine the radiation levels in the air near the cemented ash.
The company also cited steady demand for sewage sludge incineration
and drying equipment, and an expected increase in demand for flue gas treatment equipment for incinerators to prevent air pollution.
is a ticking timebomb and is storing up trouble for today's children and future generations.
Coventry's policy is geared to incineration
of household waste.
Council chiefs pledged there would never again be incineration
within the city boundaries at a meeting earlier this month.