Emission Factor

PET - Combusted

2050kgCO2e/short ton

Emission factor summary

Emission intensity of disposing of the specified material through combustion. These factors do not include any avoided emissions impact from any of the disposal methods. Combustion emissions include transport to combustion facility and combustion-related non-biogenic CO2 and N2O. Retrieved from the 2024 GHG Emission Factors Hub (xlsx) file published by the US EPA at the source URL.

PropertyValue
NamePET - Combusted
SectorWaste
CategoryPlastic Waste
SourceEPA
Region
Unit Type
Year
2024
Year Released
2024
Emission Factor
  • CO2e2050kg/short ton
LCA Activity
end_of_life
CO2e Calculation Origin
Source
CO2e Calculation Method
AR5
Supported CO2e Calculation Method
AR5

API Reference

Activity ID
waste-type_pet-disposal_method_combusted
UUID
01ac102c-7f5f-4a1f-91f8-1b5229018685
Code Snippet
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