He said: "Our understanding is that officers have insisted that incineration
has to be one of the options, which we disagree with.
Naples Community Hospital (Naples, FL) switched from incineration
to autoclaving of medical waste, thus reducing disposal operating costs by more than 80% and improving its relationship with the community (16).
Mr Mobbs also said: 'There needs to be a whole set of legal safeguards such as emissions and public health and we say there are alternatives such as recycling and re-use of materials rather than incineration
Increasing research and development on recycling, source reduction; waste-to-energy incineration
, and so forth.
During the incineration
process, waste materials are combusted at very high temperatures, resulting in flue gas and particulates.
Vice Chairman & CEO of POSCO E&C Chung Dong Hwa said: "It is a great honor to re-export the kind of incineration
engineering and construction technology, given that our country depended primarily on green European countries for 30 years.
The recent talk in Merthyr Tydfil by Paul Connett, professor of environmental chemistry at St Lawrence University, New York State, USA, on the health risks of incineration
was highly informative, but science is a process, and scepticism a responsible stance.
Killer chemicals known as dioxins are produced by waste incineration
and have been linked to breast and testicular cancers.
Green Energy ''law'' Network indicated that the bill originally aimed at slashing greenhouse-gas emissions by promoting new energy sources will not fulfill that purpose because it will give advantages to low-cost power generation through garbage incineration
among other new energy sources.
Japan's mindless incineration
program has virtually become a high-priced dioxin manufacturing scheme whose effects the government has been unable to deal with in a significant way," the statement said.
Mr Meacher claimed that incineration
was getting safer as controversy rages about a pounds 500 million scheme for a new plant in Kidderminster, Worcestershire.
based Chemical Weapons Working Group, a public interest group critical of the Army's incineration