Emission Factor

Mixed Plastics - Combusted

2340kgCO2e/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
NameMixed Plastics - Combusted
SectorWaste
CategoryPlastic Waste
SourceEPA
Region
Unit Type
Year
2024
Year Released
2024
Emission Factor
  • CO2e2340kg/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_combusted
UUID
a000c883-644d-4e04-9fab-24b09540ef4f
Code Snippet
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