Charlotte Scheutz

Professor, Climate & Monitoring

  • Bygningstorvet, 115, 123

    2800 Kgs. Lyngby


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Charlotte Scheutz (CHAS) is an expert in waste management and has for the last 10 years led a diverse research program aimed at advancing the state-of-the-science in waste management covering waste characterization (with emphasis on household, garden/park, shredder, and foam insulation wastes), waste management technologies (landfilling and composting), and life cycle assessment of waste management technologies and systems. CHAS has a leading international research group, which over the last 10 years has been at the forefront of landfill gas emissions and methane oxidation research. CHAS has lead and participated in several research projects in collaboration with waste management companies, leading consulting companies, administrative bodies (Danish EPA, Danish Regions/former counties) and universities (international and national). CHAS has published more than 135 ISI publications, which has gotten more than 4450 citations. Her H-index is 36 (Web of Science).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Engineering, Technical University of Denmark


M.Sc. in Environmental Science and Engineering , Technical University of Denmark



  • User defined:
  • Waste management
  • Waste treatment technology
  • Waste Characterization, Waste disposal, contaminated sites, contaminated soils
  • Methane emissions
  • Emission quantification
  • Greenhouse gases
  • Environmental assessment
  • Biological treatments
  • Landfilling


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