United States Environmental Protection Agency
Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC)
Purpose of Measurement:
Understanding the Problem, Solution Sets and Impact Potential
The Solid Waste Emissions Estimation Tool (SWEET) is an Excel-based tool that quantifies emissions of methane, black carbon, and other pollutants from sources in the municipal solid waste sector. The tool provides emissions and emissions reduction estimates at the project, source, and municipality levels. The data can be used to create a baseline scenario, compare the baseline scenario to alternatives, and analyze specific projects for potential emissions reductions over time.