Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 13 - States of Matter - 13.4 Changes of State - Chemistry & You: Green Chemistry - Take It Further: 2

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Yes, this is misleading, namely because a plasma waste converter does not actually burn waste. Instead, a plasma waste converter breaks waste down into its elemental compounds. Additionally, a common byproduct of incineration is ash, which must be disposed of in landfills.

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Yes, this is misleading, namely because a plasma waste converter does not actually burn waste. Instead, a plasma waste converter breaks waste down into its elemental compounds. Additionally, a common byproduct of incineration is ash, which must be disposed of in landfills.
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