Greenhouse Gas Estimation from the Waste Incineration Sector

Client:  Ministry for the Environment
Date:  2010

Developed estimates of annual emissions of direct greenhouse gases (GHGs) for the New Zealand GHG inventory covering: carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide and methane from waste incinerators; particularly those in the hospital, research and quarantine sectors.  The period for the study covered 1990 to 2020 and utilised the appropriate IPCC methodologies. 

Key Aspects:

  • GHG emission inventory
  • IPCC methods

Client:  Ministry for the Environment
Date:  2010

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