Guide to Clean Development Mechanism Projects Related to Municipal Solid Waste Management

From Open Energy Information

"This Guide has been published by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) to the attention of the local administrations and Governments in order to do the following:

  • Explain generally what the Kyoto Protocol and CDM scheme consist of;
  • Identify the environmental, social and financial benefits associated with the development of a CDM project from their existing MSW disposal site;
  • Assess whether a disposal site meets the basic technical and economic feasibility criteria and what could be the barriers to implementing."