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Table 1 Description of the considered scenarios for the life cycle assessment

From: Life cycle analysis of potential municipal solid wastes management scenarios in Tanzania: the case of Arusha City

Scenario Description
SN-1 (BAU) (RCL_LF) 14.2% Recycled (1.6% glass, 0.8% metals, 5.5% papers, 6.3% plastics) + 85.8% Landfilling (67% organic, 8% ashes, 2.4% glass, 0.2% metals, 5.5% papers, 0.7% plastics, 2% textiles)
SN-2 (RCL_CP_LF) 14.2% Recycled (1.6% glass, 0.8% metals, 5.5% papers, 6.3% plastics) + 67% Composting (67% organic) + 18.8% Landfilling (8% ashes, 2.4% glass, 0.2% metals, 5.5% papers, 0.7% plastics, 2% textiles)
SN-3 (RCL_AD_LF) 14.2% Recycled (1.6% glass, 0.8% metals, 5.5% papers, 6.3% plastics) + 67% Anaerobic Digestion (67% organic) + 18.8% Landfilling (8% ashes, 2.4% glass, 0.2% metals, 5.5% papers, 0.7% plastics, 2% textiles)
  1. SN Scenario, BAU Business, as usual, RCL: Recycling, LF: Landfilling, CP: Composting, AD: Anaerobic digestion