Mexico City ’ S Municipal Solid Waste Characteristics and Composition Analysis

  title={Mexico City ’ S Municipal Solid Waste Characteristics and Composition Analysis},
  author={Alfonso Duran Moreno and M G K Rodriguez and A Velasco and Juan Carlos MAR{\'I}N ENRIQUEZ and R Lara and A. M. Gutierrez},
Mexico City generates approximately 12 500 000 kg of municipal solid wastes (MSW) a day. Nowadays, waste management of the refuse material is of high concern since the local landfill has reached its limit capacity and its closure is imminent, thereby alternative disposal methods must be evaluated. The objective of this paper is to analyze the composition of MSW produced in Mexico City through a sampling campaign. In comparison to previous official reports of Mexico City’s MSW characterization… CONTINUE READING


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