GreenYes Digest V97 #298

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GreenYes Digest Mon, 8 Dec 97 Volume 97 : Issue 298

Today's Topics:
Solid Waste and Greenhouse Gases; Kyoto Conference

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Date: Sun, 7 Dec 1997 11:26:00 -0600
From: "John Reindl" <>
Subject: Solid Waste and Greenhouse Gases; Kyoto Conference

The Kyoto Conference on climate change has a Web page, which
provides information on the conference activities at:

Included is a schedule of the official sessions and the ability to
tap into the presentations (including Al Gore on Monday), via
RealAudio, either live or on tape at:

The US EPA has also put their draft publication "Greenhouse Gas
Emissions from Municipal Solid Waste Management", March 1997, on the
web at:

Landfills are reported to be the largest source of methane emissions
in the US; methane has approximately 25 times the per-weight
greenhouse effect of CO2.

John Reindl, Recycling Manager
Dane County, WI
(608)267-1533 - fax
(608)267-8815 - phone


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