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Table 1 Volume of emission gas/greenhouse gases from burning fuel in the sedge mats dyeing and weaving craft villages in Mekong Delta area

From: An integrated ecosystem incorporating renewable energy leading to pollution reduction for sustainable development of craft villages in rural area: a case study at sedge mats village in Mekong Delta, Vietnam

Type of fuel Load of emission gas (tons/year)a Load of GHG (tons/year)b Volume of greenhouse gases, tons CO2eq/year
Dust SO2 VOC NOx CO CO2 CH4 N2O
Firewood/Others 123.2 1.6 377.8 11.5 1149.7 9197.4 16.4 3.3 10,521.2
Rice husk 1642.5 262.8 525.6 407.3 4559.6 191,844.0 157.7 9.2 197,896.3
Pieces of straw 1499.6 32.5 1264.7 411.9 16,802.8 212,654.5 1732.7 0.0 249,040.6
Total 3265.3 297.0 2168.1 830.8 22,512.0 413,695.9 1906.8 12.5 457,458.1
  1. a, bCalculated by using the formula: activity data × emission factor, in which, aEmission factor is taken from WHO, 1993; bEmission factor is taken from IPCC, 2006