Sao Paulo

Brazil
Mayor João Doria, Elected 2016

Case Studies

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Sao Joao and Bandeirantes Landfills

November 4, 2011 Sao Paulo

Bandeirantes and Sao Joao landfills were disabled in 2007 and 2009, respectively, and thermoelectric power plants were installed to burn GHG produced by the decaying waste. 11 million tons of CO2 eq shall be prevented from being thrown in the atmosphere by 2012, generating tradable CERs, part of it sold at two public auctions in the Brazilian Stock Exchange.

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