Equipment for incineration of municipal waste: M34-20/134E-PDF

“Incineration offers one method of coping with the rapidly increasing quantities of solid municipal waste, but incinerators must be carefully designed and operated to avoid air pollution. Some of the North American codes governing incinerator construction are outlined, and a range of available equipment is described, from small incinerators suitable for apartment buildings or commercial establishments, to large European systems which produce steam for district heating or power generation. It is pointed out that small incinerators are, essentially, volume reduction devices using substantial quantities of high-quality fuel to support the incineration process, whereas large heat-recovery incinerators use the waste as fuel to produce energy"--Abstract, p. i.

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Department/Agency Natural Resources Canada. Mines Branch.
Title Equipment for incineration of municipal waste
Series Title Technical bulletin ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
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Note Cover title. At head of title: Mines Branch program on environmental improvement. "April 1971." Digitized edition from print [produced by Natural Resources Canada].
Date 1971.
Number of Pages v, 64 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • M34-20/134E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 300019
Subject Terms Waste management, Equipment