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Table 6 Substitution options for waste treatment at different scenarios

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

Solid waste management system Avoided processes Replacement ratio (%) Considered scenario
S1 S2 S3 S4
Landfilling Gas collection CH4 50
Recycling Virgin material production Plastic 90     
Glass 95     
Paper 90     
Aluminum 75
Composting Chemical fertilizer production Fertilizer
7.1 kg N 0.8     
4.1 kg P2O5 0.5
5.4 kg K2O 0.6     
Incineration Electricity recovery Electricity 8