Reduction of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) from municipal solid waste management (MSWM) in the Philippines: Rapid review and assessment.

@article{Premakumara2018ReductionOG,
  title={Reduction of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) from municipal solid waste management (MSWM) in the Philippines: Rapid review and assessment.},
  author={Dickella Gamaralalage Jagath Premakumara and S. N. M. Menikpura and Rajeev Kumar Singh and Matthew Hengesbaugh and Albert Altarejos Magalang and Eligio T. Ildefonso and Maria Delia Cristina M. Valdez and Liz Carolina da Silva},
  journal={Waste management},
  year={2018},
  volume={80},
  pages={
          397-405
        }
}
Municipal solid waste management (MSWM) is considered one of the serious environmental issues in the Philippines, with corresponding linkages to the climate change and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). However, methane (CH4) linked with indiscriminate dumping of municipal solid waste has received the much attention with regard to public health and climate change. The impacts of black carbon (BC) are less documented and understood. This paper aims to review the status of MSWM in the… CONTINUE READING
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