Emission Factor

Mixed Plastics - Recycled

220kgCO2e/short ton

Emission factor summary

Emission intensity of recycling the specified material. These factors do not include any avoided emissions impact from any of the disposal methods. Recycling emissions include transport to recycling facility and sorting of recycled materials at material recovery facility. Retrieved from the 2024 GHG Emission Factors Hub (xlsx) file published by the US EPA at the source URL.

PropertyValue
NameMixed Plastics - Recycled
SectorWaste
CategoryPlastic Waste
SourceEPA
Region
Unit Type
Year
2024
Year Released
2024
Emission Factor
  • CO2e220kg/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_mixed_plastics-disposal_method_recycled
UUID
076d13fc-26e7-462a-814c-b07eb4f70fd0
Code Snippet
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