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Impact assessment of MSW incineration with auxiliary coal in China

Environmental impact assessment of the incineration of municipal solid waste with auxiliary coal in China
Original Research Article
Waste Management, Volume 32, Issue 10
Pages 1989-1998
Yan Zhao, Wei Xing, Wenjing Lu, Xu Zhang, Thomas H. Christensen


► Environmental impacts of waste incineration with excess or adequate coal were modeled. ► Fossil CO2emission from auxiliary coal is the primary contributor to global warming. ► More coal in incinerators yields fewer avoided impacts under new emission standard. ► Waste incineration without coal after source-separation of ash is a promising process. ► Weighted impact profiles based on Chinese political reduction targets are provided.

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