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New Zealand’s Waste Emissions: 2006

Table 2.4

  Proportion of total
emissions (%)
Proportion of total
carbon dioxide emitted (%)
Proportion of total methane emitted (%) Proportion of total nitrous oxide emitted (%) Proportion of total HFCs, PFCs and SF6 emitted (%)
TOTAL WASTE 2 <1 6 1  -
Solid waste disposal on land 2 - 5 - -
Wastewater handling & Waste incineration <1 <1 1 1 -

Note: All figures have been rounded. HFCs = hydrofluorocarbons, PFCs = perfluorocarbons and SF6 = sulphur hexafluoride.