Skip to main content

What Size is Your Footprint – How to Include Greenhouse Gas Emissions during Biosolids Strategic Planning

Buy Article:

$9.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Or sign up for a free trial

Greenhouse gas emissions have become a significant concern and are increasingly being measured and evaluated when determining the long-term sustainability of a treatment system. Wastewater treatment, being one of the largest consumers of energy for cities and municipalities, is assuming increased importance as a potential avenue for reducing the overall GHG inventories of a community. Greenhouse gas emissions are also becoming subject to gas trading credits, similar to other air emission programs. This paper focuses on inventorying GHG emissions from biosolids treatment options, applying the World Resources Institute methodology. This methodology can be used to generate “standard” GHG emission inventories that can be used during the strategic planning process for comparing the sustainability of various treatment options in terms of environmental impact. Use of a standard methodology will also allow comparisons between plants and utilities.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Data/Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2008-01-01

More about this publication?
  • Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is an archive of papers published in the proceedings of the annual Water Environment Federation® Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC® ) and specialty conferences held since the year 2000. These proceedings are not peer reviewed.

    A subscription to the Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation includes access to most papers presented at the annual WEF Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) and other conferences held since 2000. Subscription access begins 12 months after the event and is valid for 12 months from month of purchase. A subscription to the Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is included in Water Environment Federation (WEF) membership.

    WEF Members: Sign in (right panel) with your IngentaConnect user name and password to receive complimentary access. Access begins 12 months after the conference or event
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • About WEF Proceedings
  • WEFTEC Conference Information
  • Learn about the many other WEF member benefits and join today
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more