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Methane emission increases at landfill

Ana Madigibuli
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

IN Fiji one of the largest sources of atmospheric methane is from the waste sector at Naboro Landfill, says USP representative Dr Francis Mani during the international renewable and climate change conference at USP yesterday.

Dr Mani said a study he conducted showed the methane emission from the Naboro Landfill had increased which was bad for the environment.

He said if the methane emissions released from the landfill were not addressed quickly it would make a significant contribution to what Fiji was trying to tackle now with other Pacific Island countries which was climate change.

"The way to actually reduce the methane emissions is to reduce the amount of waste going into the landfill like organic matter and the best way to do that is to do composting at home," Dr Mani said.








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