2008 EPA M2M GRANT: Master Plan for Landfill Management in the State of Espirito Santo, Brazil

Geographical Focus
State of Espirito Santo 
Description of Project
This grant was awarded to develop an inventory of all landfills in Brazil and to develop a master plan for landfill management in the State of Espirito Santo, Brazil. 
Partner Countries included in or proposing this activity
Brazil, United States
Instrumental Organizations
Promar Foundation
Estimated lifetime of the project (years):
Emissions reductions:
Results and Outcomes
This project supports work to compile an inventory of all landfills in the state. The work is being done by a Brazilian non-profit group who is working with Midwest Research Institute. Objectives include the collection of data on the current solid waste management process, the review current state-of-the-art technologies for methane optimization, recovery, and use, and preparation of a state-wide landfill management plan to improve methane capture and use in the state. 
Additional Documentation
337_Master_Plan_Report_FINAL.pdf (PDF)
337_SOPReport01Final.pdf (PDF)
Primary contact for this project or activity

First Name: Nelson Saldanha

Last Name: Saldanha

Organization Name: Promar foundation

Email: Joao-Nardoto@fundacaopromar.org.br

Financial And In-Kind Support (U.S. $)
Total Amount provided by all Partner Countries and Organizations instrumental to this project or activity: $250,012


Description of In-Kind Support: