Definition of 6 Waste Source Category
Total emissions from solid waste disposal on land, wastewater, waste incineration and any other waste management activity. Any CO2 emissions from fossil-based products (incineration or decomposition) should be accounted for here but see note on double counting under Section2 ?Reporting the National Inventory.? CO2 from organic waste handling and decay should not be included (see below).
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Updated UNFCCC reporting guidelines on annual inventories following incorporation of the provisions of decision 14/CP.11. 2006.
Available online at: http://unfccc.int/resource/docs/2006/sbsta/eng/09.pdf
Revised 1996 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories: Reporting Instructions. Section 1.1, "Source/sink categories."
Available online at: http://www.ipcc-nggip.iges.or.jp/public/gl/guidelin/ch1ri.pdf