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Incineration and co-combustion of waste: accounting of greenhouse gases and global warming contributions

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  • Important Greenhouse Gas (Ghg) Emissions Related To Waste Incineration And Co-Combustion Of Waste We
  • N2O Emissions
  • Fuel And Material Consumptions At The Plants
  • Energy Recovery
  • And Solid Residues Generated
  • Ghg Contributions Were Categorized With Respect To Direct Emissions From The Combustion Plant As Wel
  • G
  • Provision Of Fuels And Materials) And Indirect Downstream Contributions (E
  • G
  • Substitution Of Electricity And Heat Produced Elsewhere)
  • Ghg Accounting Was Done Per Tonne Of Waste Received At The Plant
  • The Content Of Fossil Carbon In The Input Waste
  • For Example As Plastic
  • Was Found To Be Critical For The Overall Level Of The Ghg Emissions
  • But Also The Energy Conversion Efficiencies Were Essential
  • The Emission Factors For Electricity Provision (Also Substituted Electricity) Affected The Indirect
  • Provision Of Auxiliary Fuels
  • Materials And Resources Corresponded To Up To 40% Of The Direct Emission From The Plants (Which Were
  • Tonne —1 Of Waste For Incineration And 735—803 Kg Co2-Eq
  • Tonne—1 Of Waste For Co-Combustion)
  • Indirect Downstream Savings Were Within The Range Of —480 To —1373 Kg Co2Eq
  • Tonne—1 Of Waste For Incineration And Within —181 To —2607 Kg Co2-Eq
  • Tonne— 1 Of Waste For Co-Combustion
  • N2O Emissions And Residue Management Did Not Appear To Play Significant Roles

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Incineration and co-combustion of waste: accounting of greenhouse gases and global warming contributions - DTU Orbit (19/04/14) Incineration and co-combustion of waste: accounting of greenhouse gases and global warming contributions - DTU Orbit (19/04/14) Astrup, T, Møller, J & Fruergaard, T 2009, 'Incineration and co-combustion of waste: accounting of greenhouse gases and global warming contributions' Waste Management and Research, vol 27, no. 8, pp. 789-799., 10.1177/0734242X09343774

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