Skip to main content

Table 3 Inventories for landfilling, recycling, composting, and incineration facilities

From: Material flow analysis and life cycle assessment of solid waste management in urban green areas, Thailand

Resources Input Value Unit Ref.
Landfilling
 Electricity 2.5 kWh t− 1 [35]
 Electricity demand for gas collection 0.2 kWh m−3 landfill gas [35]
 Diesel 0.6 L t− 1 [35]
Recycling
 Plastics    [36]
 Electricity 544.2 kWh t− 1
 Glass    [31]
 Coal brown 2.1 kg t− 1
 Natural gas 20.9 m3 t− 1
 Coal 10.3 kg t− 1
 Limestone 4.5 kg t− 1
 Sodium chloride 0.6 kg t− 1
 Paper    [31]
 Electricity 436.7 kWh t− 1
 Kaolin 53.5 kg t− 1
 Aluminium sulphate powder 8.6 kg t− 1
 Aluminium    [31]
 Electricity 89.1 kWh t−1
 Total Thermal Energy 3328.6 MJ
 Bauxite 0.1 kg t−1
 Cast ingot 700 kg t−1
Composting
 Electricity 5.6 kWh t−1 Wiang Fang plant, Chiang Rai, Thailand [35]
 Diesel 1.3 L t− 1
Incineration
 Electricity 86.4 kWh t−1 Phuket incineration plant [37]
 Diesel 0.4 kg t− 1  
 NaOH 0.03 kg t− 1
 Lime 6.5 kg t−1
 Water 356 kg t−1