SAN DIEGO — A new report concludes that biodegradation in landfills of consumer products and packaging should not be encouraged, as the net harmful greenhouse gas impacts of landfill emissions are likely to outweigh the benefits of energy recovery. The report, "Assessing the Greenhouse Gas Impacts of Biodegradation in Landfills," was released today at by the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) at its Spring Meeting here. Biodegradation in landfills is a key issue for the packaging ...

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