A Review of Pollution from Waste Incineration

A Review of Pollution from Waste Incineration ABSTRACT The paper reviews the pollutant emissions from the incineration of waste. The emissions to the atmosphere are discussed in detail in terms of odour, dust and litter, particulate metals and salts, and chlorine, fluorine, sulphur and nitrogen compounds. The products of incomplete combustion of waste are reviewed with particular emphasis on polycyclic aromatic compounds, dioxins and furans. The pollution arising from contaminated wastewater and ash is discussed. The sampling and analysis of the pollution emissions are also reviewed. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Water and Environment Journal Wiley

A Review of Pollution from Waste Incineration

Water and Environment Journal, Volume 4 (1) – Feb 1, 1990

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Wiley
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Copyright © 1990 Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company
ISSN
1747-6585
eISSN
1747-6593
D.O.I.
10.1111/j.1747-6593.1990.tb01554.x
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Abstract

ABSTRACT The paper reviews the pollutant emissions from the incineration of waste. The emissions to the atmosphere are discussed in detail in terms of odour, dust and litter, particulate metals and salts, and chlorine, fluorine, sulphur and nitrogen compounds. The products of incomplete combustion of waste are reviewed with particular emphasis on polycyclic aromatic compounds, dioxins and furans. The pollution arising from contaminated wastewater and ash is discussed. The sampling and analysis of the pollution emissions are also reviewed.

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Water and Environment JournalWiley

Published: Feb 1, 1990

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