Which, logically, is why it should be purified and returned to its original state, not burned up.
I’m sorry that I did not limit my guess to the creation of the material world. Perhaps there are spiritual concerns which we are even less able to comphrehend.
Purification is often accomplished through burning.
In 2 Peter 3:10-14 is writing of a new earth and new heavens made suitable for righteousness.
I hope you keep searching for a better answer than I can give, rather than concluding that God blundered.