Articles | Volume 21, issue 23
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-17855-2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-17855-2021
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07 Dec 2021
Research article |  | 07 Dec 2021

Potential new tracers and their mass fraction in the emitted PM10 from the burning of household waste in stoves

András Hoffer, Ádám Tóth, Beatrix Jancsek-Turóczi, Attila Machon, Aida Meiramova, Attila Nagy, Luminita Marmureanu, and András Gelencsér

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Due to the widespread use of plastics high amounts of waste are burned in households worldwide, emitting vast amounts of PM10 and PAHs into the atmosphere. In this work different types of common plastics were burned in the laboratory with a view to identifying potentially specific tracer compounds and determining their emission factors. The compounds found were also successfully identified in atmospheric PM10 samples, indicating their potential use as ambient tracers for illegal waste burning.
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