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Table 1 Selected indicators to evaluate MSW management in Santiago de Chile (adapted from[24])

From: The potential of a sustainable municipal waste management system for Santiago de Chile, including energy production from waste

Waste management guideline Indicator
Maintaining the regeneration capacity of natural systems Quantity of pre-treated mixed waste to reduce biodegradable content, in relation to total mixed waste (%)
Greenhouse gas emissions associated with MSW management (kg CO2eq person−1 year−1)
Frugal use of renewable and nonrenewable resources Waste fraction recovered as material or energy (%)
Organization of the waste management system at justifiable overall economic costs for a fairer development Fraction of gross domestic product spent on MSW management (%)
  Income level of informal workers in relation to minimum wage (%)