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Give one advantage of using incineration to dispose of polymers.

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Polymers release a lot of heat energy when incinerated. This heat energy can be used to heat homes or generate electricity.

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By burning the polymers thermal energy is released which can be used to heat water in boilers to make steam, causing turbines to rotate and generating electricity.

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Produces heat which can be used to to warm water into steam. The steam can then be used to turn generators and produce electrical energy

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