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Chart 9: Waste sector emissions projected for 2010 and the inventory time series of emissions from the waste sector (Million tonnes carbon dioxide equivalent)

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Ministry for the Environment 2006

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Chart 9 shows the historic trend in greenhouse gas emissions from the National Inventory report (submitted 2006) for the years 1990 to 2004 for the waste sector, and projected waste emissions to 2012 with high and low emissions scenarios. Emissions from waste in 2010 under the most likely scenario are projected to be 1.29million tonnes carbon dioxide equivalent with a high emissions scenario of 1.32 million tonnes carbon dioxide equivalent and a low emissions scenario of 1.27 million tonnes carbon dioxide equivalent.