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end-of-life management of source separated organics

Review and meta-analysis of 82 studies on end-of-life management methods for source separated organics Original Research Article
Waste Management, Available online 7 September 2012, Pages
Jeffrey Morris, H. Scott Matthews, Clarissa Morawski


► No management method had lowest environmental effects for all environmental impacts. ► Composting and anaerobic digestion have less climate impact than burning or burying. ► No LCA agreement on aerobic composting versus anaerobic digestion climate impacts. ► No LCA agreement on burning versus burying climate impacts. ► Boundary conditions for offsets affect management method ranking.

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