Avoided Emissions by LIPOR

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Some of LIPOR activities are less carbon intensive and have an indirect impact in GHG emission through the use of waste in economic activities. Therefore, since 2015, LIPOR computed the potential GHG emissions avoided in its various activities.

 

POTENCIAL GHG EMISSIONS AVOIDED (tCO2e)

2015

2016

Electricity produced and exported to Electrical National System (SEN)

54,471

71,591

Waste to Energy Plant (CVE)

54,045

71,068

Biogas Valorization Units (Matosinhos and Ermesinde)

427

524

Materials Recycling

82,812

84,625

Plastics

8,800

9,319

Steel

1,818

2,832

Aluminum

629

798

Paper and Cardboard

13,580

13,843

Glass

53,611

53,239

WEEE

4,374

4,593

Use of Nutrimais compost in Agriculture

3,408

3,723

Total

140,691

159,939

 

In the years 2015 and 2016, the activities carried out by LIPOR avoided the GHG emission of 300,630 tCO2e.

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