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National Geographic Article: Waste Recycling Company in Ghana Disposes of Old Refrigerants, Helps Battle Climate Change, and Draws a Profit

When a waste recycling company in Accra, Ghana happened upon a bunch of unopened canisters of refrigerant containing CFC-12, an extremely potent greenhouse gas, they not only figured out a way for how to safely dispose of them, they also managed to sell carbon credits generated from the avoided emissions of this greenhouse gas on the voluntary carbon market.

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