Atlas broadloom carpet

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Atlas broadloom carpet
Carbon Footprint
GHG Emissions Facts
Per one square meter
Total:17.1 kg CO₂e
17,100 gCO₂e
 Materials:9.5 kg CO₂e
9,500 gCO₂e
 Production:6.91 kg CO₂e
6,910 gCO₂e
 Distribution:0.365 kg CO₂e
365 gCO₂e
 Usage:0.178 kg CO₂e
178 gCO₂e
 End of Life:0.094 kg CO₂e
94 gCO₂e
Material Use
nylon type 6,6polypropylene
latexcalcium carbonate

Atlas broadloom carpet is a variety of broadloom carpet manufactured by Atlas Carpet Mills. This article is an overview of the environmental impact of the carpet throughout its life cycle. Unless otherwise specified, data on this page refers to one square meter of the carpet. The carpet has life cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of 17.1 kg carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e).[1]

Materials

The carpet is composed of nylon type 6,6, polypropylene, latex, and calcium carbonate. The materials that make-up the carpet are responsible for 9.5 kg CO2e of GHG emissions or 56% of total life cycle emissions.

Production

Production of a carpet is responsible for 6.91 kg CO2e of GHG emissions or 40% of total life cycle emissions.

Packaging

GHG emission information specific to packaging was not available.

Distribution

Distribution of the product is responsible for 0.365 kg CO2e of GHG emissions or 2% of total life cycle emissions.

Usage

Use of the carpet is responsible for 0.178 kg CO2e of GHG emissions or 1% of total life cycle emissions.

End of Life

Disposal of the carpet is responsible for 0.094 kg CO2e of GHG emissions or 1% of total life cycle emissions.



References[edit]

  1. Atlas Carpet Mills Broadloom Carpet Family Environmental Product Declaration. Atlas Carpet Mills, 14 Jul. 2016. Web. 14 Jan. 2017. Archived