An evaluation on the environmental consequences of residual CFCs from obsolete household refrigerators in China.

Abstract

Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) contained in household refrigerators consist mainly of CFC-11 and CFC-12, which will be eventually released into the environment. Consequentially, environmental releases of these refrigerants will lead to ozone depletion and contribute significantly to the greenhouse effect, if waste refrigerators are not disposed of properly. In… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.wasman.2010.10.018

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