Sustainable Waste Management for Fugitive Emissions
The waste sector accounts for ~5% of the total GHG emissions from cities/metropolitan areas but the potential for GHG reduction in this sector is not harvested.
This program will develop a methodology that will further enhance the mitigation strategies for various sectors (waste, wastewater, industrial water…) and validate their Greenhouse Gas reduction.
Aims and objectives
Led by Suez, this project aims to trigger large-scale emission reduction in waste and to explore climate finance as a new funding mechanism.
The WASTE MITI² project is designed to address current barriers to implementation of climate-friendly waste management practices by focusing on “capacity building” via execution of GHG mitigation demonstration projects and creation of tailored MRV environments for specific waste management activities including:
- Waste collections
- Lanfill operations
- Composting operations
- Wastewater collection
The WASTE MITI² project will focus on local (city-level) impacts and reporting requirements within various geographies, all the while considering the possible relevance for NAMAs (Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action) and result-based finance schemes.
The Main objectives are: Measuring GHG emissions, GHG mitigation, validate associated GHG reductions to facilitate implementation of carbon markets and accelerate investment in climate-friendly infrastructure.
- Municipal partners – city agencies
- Operators of plant (landfill, wastewater, sewage network, industrial waste water…)
- Climate financing institutions – World Bank, Venture Capital, UNIDO
The project is led by Suez and implemented jointly with TNO, ARIA Technolgies, LSCE, and The Gold Standard.
About the Project Leads
Robert F. KELLY – Director Business Line Air
Ph.D., Microbiology, University of Guelph, CANADA
B.S., Specialized Honors Microbiology (Co-Op Program) Area of Emphasis – Biological Engineering, University of Guelph, Canada
Caroline BOUCHET – Sales lead & Technical Engineer
Caroline Bouchet has been graduated as a Ph. D in chemical engineering on industrial water. She had also a Master of Science eq. in Chemical engineering and Environment.
She started her career in Suez group as R&D engineer in wastewater, sludge, air treatment and biogas valorization. She integrated the Technical Direction as an expert on composting, methanisation and energy recovery. Then she evolved as a design process engineer in the waste sector. Knowing the different sectors of Suez activities, she was promoted as an expert in Suez Advanced solutions. She is now developing new business solutions for air quality improvement.