From Rise: The Vieneo Province - The Space Simulator MMO from Unistellar Industries, LLC
Material Obliteration is a matter-to-energy converter used to dispose of waste material. Although it produces a large amount of energy, the process also consumes a large amount of energy to operate.
In a mining colony that is surveyed as poor and running at 150% efficiency you will have approximately 30 MT of product and 140 MT for waste. The waste will clutter your plot if you do not dispose of it properly.
This is not, however, currently enforced