Emission Factor

PET - Landfilled

20kgCO2e/short ton

Emission factor summary

Emission intensity of disposing of the specified material to landfill. These factors do not include any avoided emissions impact from any of the disposal methods. Landfilling emissions include transport to landfill/equipment use at landfill and fugitive landfill CH4 emissions. Landfill CH4 is based on typical landfill gas collection practices and average landfill moisture conditions. Retrieved from the 2024 GHG Emission Factors Hub (xlsx) file published by the US EPA at the source URL.

PropertyValue
NamePET - Landfilled
SectorWaste
CategoryPlastic Waste
SourceEPA
Region
Unit Type
Year
2024
Year Released
2024
Emission Factor
  • CO2e20kg/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_landfilled
UUID
62a26495-bc83-40ca-96b7-d706f6c6328c
Code Snippet
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