Modeling Trends in Solid and Hazardous Waste Management

The Change from Aerobic to Anaerobic Land Filling and the Increase of Correspondent Emissions and Expenses


In this chapter, we discuss the main policy to waste management destination, considering the immediate sanitation concern in developing countries. From the analysis of literature and many waste management projects presented for United Nation registration as clean development mechanism (CDM), we draw some deductions. Because of the regulatory shortcomings and pitfalls; landfill sites configuration from aerobic unmanaged to anaerobic managed; poor administrative activity; and the increase of costs and the capital shortage, the change can lead to a greater overall GHG emission. Thus, the recent studies and the world reports about this issue indicate the regulatory environment as the first bottleneck to be aware of to alleviate the initiatives barriers.


Landfilling GHG CDM Barriers 


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  1. 1.Federal University of Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroBrazil

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