Source of emissions.
|List Options||Option Definition||Unit of Measure|
|Avoided||Emission reductions that occur outside of a product’s life cycle or value chain, as a result of the use of that product . Examples of products (goods and services) that avoid emissions include low-temperature detergents, fuel-saving tires, and teleconferencing services.||None|
|Biomass||This is used in association with GHG emissions, associated with biogenic fuels such as wood or biogas (captured methane). Biogenic fuels are combusted on-site but do not contribute to direct emissions.||None|
|Not applicable||Not applicable||None|
|Transportation||Emissions due to transportation activities||None|
|Water treatment||Emissions due to treatment of water||None|
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