thermal treatment
 n.— «For pollution prevention purposes, reductions through materials substitution, process changes, or product modifications (methods that involve toxics reduction or resource conservation) are better than pollution controls, such as scrubbers or “thermal treatment,” a euphemism for incineration.» —“EPA Expands Program Recognizing Corporate Environmental Performance” by William Baue Mar. 17, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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