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Table 3 Average methane yields for each material (mL CH4 g−1)

From: Carbon dynamics of paper, engineered wood products and bamboo in landfills: evidence from reactor studies

Material type Mean (SD) CH4 yield potentiala
MDF 0.00 255.7
Particleboard 6.6 (2.56 10.5)b 284.1
Exterior wall panel 14.4 (11.7; 17.0)b 234.0
Bamboo flooring 64.8 (64.7; 64.9)b 290.2
Copy paper—Acacia 300.9 (19.9) 363.8
Copy paper—Eucalyptus 326.2 (52.8) 420
Copy paper—recycled 279.7 (52.6) 376.2
Cardboard—fresh 207.2 (38.1) 396.5
Cardboard—landfill 155.5 (155.7; 155.2)b 453.1
  1. aMethane yield potential assuming total conversion of holocellulose
  2. bActual values as reactors were run in duplicate