Lepanto Landfill Gas Management Project

The project is located near of the locality of Nos, in Santiago de Chile.


The purpose of the project is to develop works and equipment to capture and destroy the methane produced by the Lepanto Landfill using a highly efficient controlled flaring system. The landfill has been closed since 2002. Chile has no specific laws setting down the degree of biogas collection required in a sanitary landfill, except solely for venting to avoid the hazardous storage of gases.

The basic considerations in the project are an improvement in the existing impermeabilization system, the creation of new biogas extraction wells and

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Santa Marta landfill gas (LFG) capture project.

Santa Marta is an existing and operational landfill site. It is located 17 Km south of Santiago de Chile city.

The purpose of the Santa Marta landfill project is to install a highly efficient landfill gas collection system. This will involve investing in a gas collection system, airtight covering of the landfill and flaring equipment.

The main social and environmental impacts of this project will be a positive effect on health and amenity in the local area. The release of landfill gas can have a negative impact on the health of the local environment and the local population and lead

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Smart use of energy in Mexico

The goal of the project is to transform the energy efficiency of Mexico’s residential lighting stock by distributing up to 30 million compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) to households. By doing so, the program will abate greenhouse gas emissions through avoided electricity usage, significantly reduce national electricity demand and stress on energy infrastructure, and save individual households money on their electricity bills. For more information HERE





Buenas prácticas en la infraestructura de las ciudades

La Comisión Económica y Social para Asia y el Pacifico de las Naciones Unidas y la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe de las Naciones Unidas (CEPAL) están conjuntamente implementando el proyecto “Eco-eficiencia y desarrollo sostenible de infraestructura urbana en Asia y América Latina” en asociación con el Programa de Naciones Unidas para los Asentamientos Humanos (UN-HABITAT)

 Este proyecto busca promover la aplicación de la eco-eficiencia como criterio clave en la aplicación de políticas públicas para el desarrollo de infraestructura sostenible. El proyecto también busca promover la inclusión social como un requerimiento estratégico para el desarrollo eco-eficiente de (Read more)