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burning of MSW with non-incinerator (was: RE: Recycling vs Incineration - NewScientist 22/11/97
>ton of MSW. In Pakistan where I live (and in many developing countries)
>trash >burning within residential areas (without any incinerator) is the
>one of the
MSW has been burned in North America by simply soaking it in a fuel and
lighting it up, or with various other low-tech means. This is not supposed
to occur anymore.
In Powell River, some ash piles remain from the "pit burner period". About
a dozen samples have been tested. TEQ ranges from around the detection level
to as high a 35.0 pg/g.
Philip Fleischer email@example.com