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Table 7 Environmental impacts results with resources recovery

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

Category Unit SN-1
(RCL_LF)
SN-2 (RCL_CP_LF) SN-3 (RCL_AD_LF)
Value
Fresh water eutrophication kg P eq 4.5 −7.7 × 10 − 4 3.7 × 10 − 4
Human toxicity kg1,4-DCB eq 11 8.7 9.3
Particulate matter formation kg PM10 0.049 0.43 0.27
Fresh water ecotoxicity kg 1,4-DCB eq 0.85 0.59 0.61
Climate change kg CO2 eq 1303 86 260
Terrestrial ecotoxicity kg 1,4-DCB eq 1.1 × 10 −3 1.9 × 10 −4 2.9 × 10 − 4
Photochemical oxidant formation kg NMVOC eq 0.74 0.13 0.28
Terrestrial acidification kg SO2 eq 0.11 3.2 1.8
  1. SN Scenario, RCL Recycling, LF Landfilling, CP Composting, AD Anaerobic digestion, DCB Dichlorobenzene, NMVOC Non-methane volatile organic compounds