2016
DOI: 10.17265/2159-581x/2016.05.003
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Petri Kouvo

Abstract: Until spring 2014 the main treatment method for source separated MSW (municipal solid waste) collected from Helsinki Metropolitan area households was landfilling. Approximately 250,000 tonnes of MSW was landfilled annually. From April 2014 on all of the MWS has been utilized in heat and electricity production at new Waste to Energy plant owned and operated by energy company Vantaa Energy Ltd. The landscaping of the landfills is currently ongoing. The construction of the landfill gas collection system was star…

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