Incineration is described as the process of burning solid waste under controlled conditions to reduce its weight and volume, and often to produce energy.

It is a high temperature combustion of materials in an enclosed device .

Incineration at sea is the disposal of waste by burning at sea on specially designed incinerator ships. Ocean incineration includes the burning of organo-chlorine compounds and other toxic wastes that are difficult to dispose of.

Ref: 124139/2006-09-19

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