Workshop on incinerations, Dioxins and Furans

Date of Workshop: 
Saturday, 8 December 2018

The workshop was held with the scientific support of UNESCO Chair on Environmental Education on 8 December 2018, on the sidelines of the first International Exhibition on Waste Management, Recycling, and the Related Machinery and Equipment, held at Shahre-Aftab International Exhibition Center in Tehran. The Commercial Director of Rah Pooyan Saleh Company presented the workshop. In this workshop, participants learned about and exchange ideas on the following subjects:

  • Types of waste
  • Management of industrial and hazardous wastes
  • History of waste incinerators
  • Types of waste incinerators and waste incineration technologies
  • Waste incineration technology in Iran
  • Incidents caused by Dioxins and Furans, including
  • Chemical composition of Dioxins and Furans
  • The effects of Dioxins and Furans on human health,
  • The formation of Dioxins and Furans, and the industries that produce these compounds
  • Sampling process of Dioxins and Furans in the compounds released from industrial chimneys