WARM Version 13 Released by EPA

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the release of an updated version or their Waste Reduction Model or WARM. This model allows decision makers to compare life-cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) and energy implications for various materials management options or common municipal solid waste materials. This new version incorporates several changes to reflect recent developments in life-cycle inventory data. Based upon EPA’s email announcing the release the landfilling and composting pathways have undergone significant revisions. The model can be found online at: http:www.epa.gov/warm.