Mile 24 Regional Sanitary Landfill (PIN)

The project aims at collecting and burning methane gas generated by the Mile 24 Landfill, with possible electricity generation.

PIN Form

    The primary purpose of this project activity will be to extract and combust methane gas generated by the Mile 24 Landfill in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by the destruction of landfill methane in a flare, and possibly to generate electricity from landfill methane.

    Project facts

    Country:  Belize

    Project Type:  Waste Handling and Disposal

    Project size:  Large

    CERs/Year:  37,591 tCO2e per year under the aggressive disposal scenario (average for a 21 year period)

    Contact:  Mr. Gilroy Lewis (Solid Waste Management Authority)

    Status:  PIN Approved by the Belize DNA Office

    Last updated: 1 March 2013

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