The Clean Development Mechanism in the waste management sector: An analysis of potentials and barriers within the present methodological
This work examines possible forms and related consequences of CDM projects in the waste management sector. The social aspects of implementing highly sophisticated waste management systems in the developing world are highlighted. In these countries effects of competition can occur against the wastepickers, which are mostly extremly poor people earning their livelihood from waste collection.
Furthermore the potentials of diverse treatment options are simulated according to UNFCCC methodology AM0025 and hindrances in the present methodological framework identified to provide a holistic picture of the CDM in the waste sector.
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