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Main Title: Environmental evaluation of waste treatment scenarios for the towns Khanty-Mansiysk and Surgut, Russia
Author(s): Kaazke, Julia
Meneses, Montse
Wilke, Berndt-Michael
Rotter, Vera Susanne
Type: Article
Language Code: en
Abstract: Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra in Siberia has recently started to play a major role in the Russian economy because key oil and gas extraction sites are located in this region. As a result, the extensions of infrastructure and higher incomes have been leading to an accelerated population growth and consequent increase in the generation of solid household waste. The current methods of waste disposal have now reached their limits, especially in the towns Khanty-Mansiysk and Surgut. The key objectives of this study were to identify the influence of waste composition and transport routes on the life cycle assessment (LCA) results and to assess the current waste treatment option for solid household waste and to compare it with proposed scenarios. Furthermore, recommendations for an optimal use of LCA within a decision-making process for a waste management plan are presented. LCA methodology was used to evaluate different waste management scenarios such as landfilling and incineration. One result was that the options ‘incineration with recycling’ and ‘anaerobic mechanical–biological treatment with recycling’ demonstrated lower environmental impact in both Khanty-Mansiysk and Surgut. Another finding was that there were hardly any differences in the ranking of the scenarios for Surgut and Khanty-Mansiysk. However, the special socio-cultural circumstances and location of each town have to be considered seriously in the development of a sustainable waste management plan.
Issue Date: 2013
Date Available: 8-Jan-2019
DDC Class: 690 Hausbau, Bauhandwerk
Subject(s): Life cycle assessment (LCA)
environmental evaluation
mechanical–biological treatment (MBT)
waste management
mechanical–biological treatment plant
Journal Title: Waste Management & Research
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publisher Place: Washington, DC
Volume: 31
Issue: 3
Publisher DOI: 10.1177/0734242X12473792
Page Start: 315
Page End: 326
EISSN: 1096-3669
ISSN: 0734-242X
Notes: Dieser Beitrag ist mit Zustimmung des Rechteinhabers aufgrund einer (DFG geförderten) Allianz- bzw. Nationallizenz frei zugänglich.
This publication is with permission of the rights owner freely accessible due to an Alliance licence and a national licence (funded by the DFG, German Research Foundation) respectively.
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