Implementation of Management Measures for the reduction of the Carbon Footprint of a Concentrate Warehouse, Callao, 2016

Authors

  • Yoselym Suclupe Universidad César Vallejo.
  • Jhonny Valverde Flores Institute of Environment, Centro de Investigación y Capacitación para el Desarrollo Regional

Keywords:

Fuel, Electricity, Carbon Footprint

Abstract

The objective of this study is to determine if the implementation of management measures decreases the Carbon Footprint of a Concentrate Store of a company in Lima, Peru. In order to do so, we made use of the Data Registry and Field Sheet, which are fundamental for the calculation of the Carbon Footprint. The results show a decrease from 7.65 tCO2eq in October to 7.03 tCO2eq in November of fuel consumption (Scope 1) and from 10.04 tCO2eq in October to 8.91 tCO2eq in November of electricity consumption (Scope 2). With the results obtained it was determined that the Implementation of management measures decreases the Carbon Footprint of a store of Concentrates of a company.

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Published

14-03-2018

How to Cite

Suclupe, Y. ., & Valverde Flores, J. (2018). Implementation of Management Measures for the reduction of the Carbon Footprint of a Concentrate Warehouse, Callao, 2016. Journal of Energy &Amp; Environmental Sciences, 1(2), 1–6. Retrieved from https://www.journals.cincader.org/index.php/eesj/article/view/33

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