2008 EPA M2M GRANT: Using Landfill Gas As Pyrolisis Furnace Fuel

Geographical Focus
Olavarria Argentina, Province of Buenos Aires 
Description of Project
This grant will provide support to explore of the use of landfill gas as fuel for the local hospital in Olavarria, Argentina.

8/11/2010: Project has been extended for 8-12 months 
Partner Countries included in or proposing this activity
Argentina, United States
Instrumental Organizations
National University of the Central Province of Buenos Aires
Estimated lifetime of the project (years):
Emissions reductions:
Results and Outcomes
For this project, the University and Municipality will partner to relocate a medical waste from the hospital to the landfill. The furnace will use excess flared landfill gas and evaluate it for use as fuel for a pyrolisis furnace utilized in the treatment of pathogenic waste in Olavarria, Argentina. Project is replicable throughout M2M countries (laying the groundwork). 
Additional Documentation
Primary contact for this project or activity

First Name: Gabriel

Last Name: Blanco

Organization Name: National Univ. of the Central Prov of Buenos Aires

Email: gblanco@fio.unicen.edu.ar

Financial And In-Kind Support (U.S. $)
Total Amount provided by all Partner Countries and Organizations instrumental to this project or activity: $150,000


Description of In-Kind Support: