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.
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Updated UNFCCC reporting guidelines on annual inventories following incorporation of the provisions of decision 14/CP.11. 2006.
Available online at: http://unfccc.int/resource/docs/2006/sbsta/eng/09.pdf
Revised 1996 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories: Reporting Instructions. Section 1.1, "Source/sink categories."
Available online at: http://www.ipcc-nggip.iges.or.jp/public/gl/guidelin/ch1ri.pdf