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Waste Management

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How can emissions from waste be reduced?

The IPCC projects that waste disposal will account for more than 1.6 gigatons (Gt) carbon dioxide equivalent (Gt CO2-eq) in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2030, 3 percent of the global total. This includes emissions from the disposal of liquid waste through sewage treatment and solid waste through landfills and incineration. This contest seeks proposals that address any aspect of reducing GHG emissions from waste. Click here for contest details

What:
Waste management
Where:
Anywhere
Who:
Any Actor
How:
Any kind of action

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Cement Production is the 4th global fossil carbon emission activity and it´s time to reduce and recycle debris for healthy environment
A social platform that helps motivates users to recycle more by tracking user progress with a point system, and giving reminders.
ECOSAN: a water-conserving and nutrient-recycling system for collection and use of human urine and composted fecal matter in agriculture
Converting various wastes into biodiesel, electricity and heat at wastewater treatment plants to minimize waste disposal and GHG emission
Uncontrolled greenhouse gas emission from sewage waste will be reduced by using simple technology like utilizing this waste in making biogas