Landfill Gas: Clean Development Mechanism (SA)
The Mariannhill Landfill Site is a registered National Conservancy site – whilst being a large operational landfill facility for waste disposal. As part of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, SLR assisted the eThekwini Municipality in realising the off-setting of carbon emission reductions for the event through the identification of key elements.
The eThekwini Municipality’s Durban
The primary goal of the eThekwini Municipality’s Greening Durban 2010 Programme was to host a “Climate Neutral” 2010 FIFA World CupTM in Durban. This was achieved by establishing “Carbon Emission Reductions” projects that ultimately offset unavoidable carbon emissions from hosting the event.
- CDM project facilitation through to final CDM registration with the UNFCCC
- Project Conceptual Engineering Design
- Project Financials & Business Plan
- Carbon dioxide reduction of some 400,000tons CO2e