Studies that have comprehensively reviewed gasiﬁcation, pyrolysis and plasma in-cinerators have found that they provide little to no beneﬁt when compared to mass burn incinerators, while being an even riskier investment. The core impacts of all types of incinerators remain the same: they are toxic to public health, harmful to the economy, environment and climate, and undermine recycling and waste reduction programs.
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