National Waste Strategy

Passed in 2021
The objective of this document is to enable make the waste sector more sustainable by 2030 and enable a circular economy by 2050. The strategy addresses treatment of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) in a comprehensive manner and includes the following key abatement measures in relation to sources of GHG emissions.
•        Transition from 80% of waste landfilling in 2020, to only 20% by 2030; 
•        Zero landfilling of untreated organic waste and paper and cardboard by 2030;
•        All active landfills will be sealed, and methane collection and destruction/utilization systems will be installed, so that methane collection will amount to no less than 50% of total methane production in the landfill.

from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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