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).
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Revised 1996 Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories. Houghton, J.T., Meira Filho, L.G., Lim, B., Tréanton, K., Mamaty, I., Bonduki, Y., Griggs, D.J. and Callander, B.A. (Eds).. IPCC/OECD/IEA, 1997.
Available online at: http://www.ipcc-tfi.iges.or.jp/public/gl/invs1.html