Emission Factor

Containerboard - fluting medium (containerboard production - fluting medium - recycled)

Emission factor summary

Emissions generated by the activity within the product supply chain as described in ecoinvent v3.8. The product 'containerboard, fluting medium' is a specific type of board. Containerboard is the umbrella term for linerboard and fluting medium, which are both required to produce corrugated board. 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. This product is a mix of virgin fluting medium (commonly called semichemical fluting) and recycled fluting (wellenstoff). The cut-off classification is allocatable product. The activity type is ordinary transforming activity. The reference product amount is 1.

PropertyValue
NameContainerboard - fluting medium (containerboard production - fluting medium - recycled)
SectorMaterials and Manufacturing
CategoryPaper and Cardboard
Sourceecoinvent
Region
Unit Type
Year
2009
Year Released
2021
Emission Factor
  • CO2e0000kg/kg
LCA Activity
Refer to source
Supported CO2e Calculation Method
AR4, AR5

API Reference

Activity ID
paper_and_cardboard-type_containerboard_fluting_medium_containerboard_production_fluting_medium_recycled
UUID
ea875268-c1a3-4173-9efe-2f53b71cd01b_128696a8-005e-49a7-9616-d96178655408
Code Snippet
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