Greenhouse Gases Evaluation and Reduction in Mae Tha Municipality, Lampang Province
This research aimed to evaluate the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of Mae Tha municipality according to the carbon footprint guidelines of the Thailand Greenhouse Gas Emission Organization (TGO). Related activity data for the year 2019 were collected including fossil fuel combustion, waste management, fugitive emissions from refrigeration, electricity, and paper consumption. The results showed that open-dumped municipal waste management was the largest source of emissions (96.53%) caused by methane released from the anaerobic digestion process. Residential food waste collection to produce biogas can reduce GHG by up to 1,527.27 tCO2eq or 69.27% of the total GHG emissions.
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