13. Waste handling and disposal
Active since 04 September 2023
CDM methodology AMS-III.AJ.: Recovery and recycling of materials from solid wastes (opens on external site) is applicable to project activities that recover and recycle materials in municipal solid waste to process them into intermediate or finished products, displacing the production of virgin materials and avoiding the associated energy consumption. The following materials are covered by this methodology:
- Plastics: HDPE, LDPE, PET, PVC and PP plastic materials;
- Container glass cullet;
- Metals: Aluminium and Steel.
This methodology revision integrates a discount factor to account for uncertainty related to the displacement of production of virgin materials caused by the project activity.
VMR0007 Revision to AMS-III.AJ: Recovery and Recycling of Materials from Solid Wastes, v1.0
Status: Active since 4 September 2023
Grace Period: Projects listed before 4 September 2023 have a grace period until 4 March 2024 to complete validation using AMS-III.AJ.
Developer:Verra developed this minor revision due to the August 2023 VCS Program Updates, which introduces an upstream displacement discount factor.
Dates of Public Consultation: 13 July 2022 to 11 September 2022 (Public Consultation on Proposed Updates to the VCS Program)
Summary of Public Consultation: Summary of Public Comments: July 2022 VCS Program Update Consultation (PDF)
VVB Assessment Report: N/A