LCA of Plastic Waste Recovery into Recycled Materials, Energy and Fuels in Singapore

Year of Publication

2019

This articles analyzes alternatives to Singapore's current waste management system where the majority of plastic is incinerated. The study analyzes 8 solutions for plastic waste management through a life cycle assessment (LCA).

Source:

Resources, Conservation, and Recycling

Author(s):

Hsein H. Khoo

Geography:

Global, Singapore

Type:

Strategy

Purpose of Measurement:

Solution Sets and Impact Potential

Impact theme(s):

Material Flows, Climate

This articles analyzes alternatives to Singapore's current waste management system where the majority of plastic is incinerated. The study analyzes 8 solutions for plastic waste management through a life cycle assessment (LCA). The study looks at each scenario in reference to the impact on waste, emissions, acidification, and particulate matter.

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