Emission Factor

Sawdust - wet - measured as dry mass (sulfate pulp production - from softwood - bleached)

Emission factor summary

Emissions generated by the activity within the product supply chain as described in ecoinvent v3.10. The product sawdust is a by-product from the sawing process of sawlog and veneer log in the sawmill. 'Sawdust wet measured as dry mass' represent sawdust which has been transported via aspiration (suction) and collected at a silo at the sawmill site. The amount is expressed as dry mass. In the ecoinvent database this sawdust product is further used for the production of wood pellets particleboard and fibreboard. The cut-off classification is allocatable product. The activity type is ordinary transforming activity. The reference product amount is 1.

NameSawdust - wet - measured as dry mass (sulfate pulp production - from softwood - bleached)
SectorMaterials and Manufacturing
CategoryPaper and Cardboard
Unit Type
Year Released
Emission Factor
  • CO2e0000kg/kg
LCA Activity
Refer to source
Supported CO2e Calculation Method
AR5, AR6

API Reference

Activity ID
Code Snippet
View API Docs

Automate emission calculations with Climatiq

Get started

Related factors

ecoinvent Emission Factors

Explore All

Paper and Cardboard Emission Factors

Explore All