Concepts




Methane (CH4)


Methane is generated when organic matter such as manure, waste water sludge or biodegradable waste is fermented under anaerobic conditions. Methane emissions from landfill sites are the most important single source of CH4.



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  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

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