Sectoral Scope

13. Waste handling and disposal

Status

Approved 12 August 2022

This methodology quantifies the biochar carbon removals resulting from the adoption of improved waste handling and disposal of waste biomass (i.e., the conversion of waste biomass into biochar) at new biochar production facilities; future versions may include purpose grown feedstocks and/or biochar production at existing facilities. The greenhouse gas (GHG) benefits are credited only for biochar that is utilized in eligible soil and non-soil applications which include crop- and grasslands and emerging non-soil products such as biochar-amended concrete and building materials. This methodology is applicable globally and utilizes a standardized activity method for determining additionally. 

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Document History

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Public Comment

This methodology was open for public comment from 10 August 2021 until 8 September 2021. Public comments are closed.