Emission Factor: Plastics

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 nameSourceYearRegionUnit Type
Plastics
EPA2020United StatesMoney

Emission intensity of supply chain (with margins i.e. cradle to shelf) in US dollars spend on: plastics. This factor is representative of the described commodity (equivalent to a goods or services category) and was obtained from the USEEIO model. Refer to the source for the source-specific data quality assessment.

ACTIVITY ID
chemicals-type_plastics
UUID
c0ca4a2d-e724-4e95-939e-5882f2cbbf31
SOURCEEPA
YEAR RELEASED2020
REGIONUnited States (US)
SECTORMaterials and Manufacturing
CATEGORYChemical Products
UNIT TYPE(S)
EMISSION FACTORS
  • CO2e:1.618kg/USD
  • CO2:1.487 kg/USD
  • CH4:0.005 kg/USD
  • N2O:0 kg/USD
  • CO2e of other gases:0.006 kg/USD
CO2e CALCULATION
  • Method applied: AR4
  • Methods supported: AR4
  • Origin: Climatiq
LCA ACTIVITYcradle_to_shelf
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