Definition of 6A Solid Waste Disposal on Land Source Category
Methane is produced from anaerobic microbial decomposition of organic matter in solid waste disposal sites. Carbon dioxide(CO2) is also produced but only CO2 from non-biologic or in organic waste sources should be reported here.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Revised 1996 Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories. Houghton, J.T., Meira Filho, L.G., Lim, B., Tréanton, K., Mamaty, I., Bonduki, Y., Griggs, D.J. and Callander, B.A. (Eds).. IPCC/OECD/IEA, 1997.
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