Emission Factor

Beef - Composted

150kgCO2e/short ton

Emission factor summary

Emission intensity of disposing of the specified material through composting. These factors do not include any avoided emissions impact from any of the disposal methods. All the factors presented here include transportation emissions (which are optional in the Scope 3 Calculation Guidance) with an assumed average distance traveled to the processing facility. Retrieved from the EPA's GHG Emission Factors Hub (xlsx).

PropertyValue
NameBeef - Composted
SectorWaste
CategoryFood and Organic Waste
SourceEPA
Region
Unit Type
Year
2021
Year Released
2021
Emission Factor
  • CO2e150kg/short ton
LCA Activity
end_of_life
CO2e Calculation Origin
Source
CO2e Calculation Method
AR4
Supported CO2e Calculation Method
AR4

API Reference

Activity ID
waste-type_beef-disposal_method_composted
UUID
3ed3fdbf-28db-48b4-b184-0e389f6bbc46
Code Snippet
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