General assumptions: Packaging and cooking are not included.
Material is included.
Production incl. any processing
Incl. local transport, any ocean transport, and certin long-distance truck transport.
Use is not included.
Waste emissions are for the landfilling of a certain quantity wasted, incl. typical waste energy recovery.
We focus on carbon footprint (CO2e), the decisive factor affecting climate change. However, other dimensions should be taken in account before taking decisions, e.g. the water, the waste and the land footprint as well as the ethical perspective. Click here to learn more about CO2e.
CleanMetrics (2020). Food Carbon Emission Calculator. The underlying data used in the calculator (known as ) come from CarbonScopeData, life-cycle assessment results are generated using our FoodCarbonScope software. URL: http://www.foodemissions.com/foodemissions/Calculator