Armstrong Biobased Tile

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Armstrong Biobased Tile
Carbon Footprint
GHG Emissions Facts
Per 1 m² for 1 year
Total:6.22 kg CO₂e
6,220 gCO₂e
 • Materials:3.54 kg CO₂e
3,540 gCO₂e
 • Production:1.93 kg CO₂e
1,930 gCO₂e
 • Usage:0.61 kg CO₂e
610 gCO₂e
 • End of Life:0.14 kg CO₂e
140 gCO₂e
Material Use
limestonebiobased polyester resin
titanium dioxidepigments
Water Use
Per 1 m² for 1 year
Total:1405 L
370.92 USgal
 • Materials:791 L
208.824 USgal
 • Production:407 L
107.448 USgal
 • Usage:138 L
36.432 USgal
 • End of Life:69 L
18.216 USgal
Source: ASTM International[1]

Armstrong Biobased Tile is a flooring tile made without polyvinyl chloride. The global warming potential or carbon footprint of the product is 6.22 kg carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) per 1 m² for 1 year. It is responsible for 1405 liters of water use.

The product environmental impact information comes from an environmental product declaration published by ASTM International.[1]


Materials used to produce the product include limestone, biobased polyester resin, titanium dioxide and pigments. Producing and acquiring these raw materials is responsible for 791 liters of water use and 3.54 kg of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Other products

The table below lists products in the flooring category with the lowest total GHG emissions.

Carbon footprints of similar products
Product Total (kg CO2e)
Armstrong Linoleum (1 m²) 5.97
Armstrong Biobased Tile (1 m²) 6.22
Armstrong Vinyl Composition Tile (1 m²) 7
Armstrong Heterogeneous Vinyl Sheet (1 m²) 8.08

See also

  • Flooring - comparison of the environmental impact of flooring products.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Armstrong Biobased Tile Environmental Product Declaration. ASTM International, 19 June 2014. Web.