The Thermal Converter is Waste Processing Plant which combusts various waste at high temperature 1700 0 C , in order to reduce the emission of air pollutants including dioxin. The heating will be changed as superheated steam by a boiler. It will generate a turbine and generator which produce electric power. Also Thermal Converter destroys 97 % of waste leaving only 2 – 3 % residue as marble which is suitable for cement additives as well as ceramic production.
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Millions of tonnes of plastic waste leaks into the world’s oceans every year. Though these are local, the problem of plastic production, waste generation, and plastic pollution is global. Global plastic production has increased steadily and has reached 320 million tonnes a year. Of the estimated 8.3 billion tonnes of plastic produced since the 1950s, only 9 percent has been recycled and another 12 percent incinerated.
This report outlines how “waste-to-energy” (WTE) incinerators – the costliest and most carbonintensive energy corporations – are poised to take advantage of taxpayer subsidies, unless fiscally responsible judgment prevails in federal and state policy arenas.
Communities facing the prospect of having “waste-to-energy” incinerators established in theirneighbourhoods have a right to know the full details of the project and its impact on their health and environment. Host communities carry the direct burdens of these technologies in terms of noise, environmental pollution, and health and social impacts.
Factsheet on Total Reduced Sulphur (TRS) by Groundwork. Original URL: Total Reduced Sulphur (TRS)
OCHO RAZONES PARA DECIR ¡NO! A LA INCINERACIÓN
La incineración es una tecnología que trata a los residuos urbanos, médicos e industriales utilizando altas temperaturas. Transforma materiales de descarte tales como papeles, plásticos, metales y desechos alimenticios en cenizas, gases de combustión, contaminantes atmosféricos, calor, efluentes líquidos, entre otras emisiones.
Protegiendo el Clima a través de Basura Cero
Rechazando ser excluidos: la organización de los recicladores en el mundo