Quantification of greenhouse gas emissions from waste management processes for municipalities--a comparative review focusing on Africa.

@article{Friedrich2011QuantificationOG,
  title={Quantification of greenhouse gas emissions from waste management processes for municipalities--a comparative review focusing on Africa.},
  author={Elena Friedrich and Cristina Trois},
  journal={Waste management},
  year={2011},
  volume={31 7},
  pages={1585-96}
}
The amount of greenhouse gases (GHG) emitted due to waste management in the cities of developing countries is predicted to rise considerably in the near future; however, these countries have a series of problems in accounting and reporting these gases. Some of these problems are related to the status quo of waste management in the developing world and some to the lack of a coherent framework for accounting and reporting of greenhouse gases from waste at municipal level. This review summarizes… CONTINUE READING

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