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Landfill Gas and Climate Change

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Outcomes of COP26 – Pledges and What the Methane Emissions Target Means for Landfill Gas Companies

There were at least 5 important outcomes of COP26. In this article, we provide a short summary of the pledges which were agreed at the COP26 summit last November in Glasgow in video and as text. The 26th United Nations (UN) climate change conference of the parties (COP26) took place in Glasgow in November 2021. […]

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Fugitive Emissions of Methane and Landfill Gas Explained

It is well known that fugitive emissions of methane and landfill gas occur when methane escapes from production facilities, wells, pipes, compressors and other equipment associated with coal mining or natural gas extraction, landfills, and biogas plants. It is obviously very important to reduce fugitive emissions to an absolute minimum. Why are Fugitive Escapes of […]

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Carbon Trading in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme

Frequently Asked Questions in Carbon Trading How does the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (the “EU ETS” – also referred to as CCTS, and CDM) affect the Waste Industry? First of all – both hazardous and municipal waste incinerators will not be subject to the scheme. However, the burning of landfill gas (either on its own […]

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Landfills or Incineration? Which is Best for Reducing Carbon Emissions

Greenhouse Gas Generation – Landfilling and Incineration Compared So, you want to know which is better for the planet’s greenhouse gas emissions – Landfills or Incineration? When waste is incinerated, two greenhouse gases are produced, carbon dioxide and nitrous oxide. The IPCC has produced detailed guidance on what counts as a greenhouse gas and what does […]

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