Emission Factor

Corrugated board box (market for corrugated board box)

Emission factor summary

Emissions generated by the activity within the product supply chain as described in ecoinvent v3.10. The product 'corrugated board box' represents a box made of corrugated board. Corrugated board consist of different types of containerboards namely linerboard and fluting medium. Linerboard is a flat layer of board which can be further distinguished in kraftliner and testliner depending on whether it is of virgin or recycled origin respectively. Fluting medium is the corrugated middle layer between a top and bottom layer of linerboard. Together all three layers constitute corrugated board. To produce corrugated board boxes the corrugated board is cut into sheets printed slotted folded and glued. Corrugated board boxes are used for the packaging of products for protection and transportation. The cut-off classification is allocatable product. The activity type is market activity. The reference product amount is 1.

NameCorrugated board box (market for corrugated board box)
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

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