Atlas broadloom carpet
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|GHG Emissions Facts|
|Per one square meter|
|Total:||17.1 kg CO₂e|
|Materials:||9.5 kg CO₂e|
|Production:||6.91 kg CO₂e|
|Distribution:||0.365 kg CO₂e|
|Usage:||0.178 kg CO₂e|
|End of Life:||0.094 kg CO₂e|
|nylon type 6,6||polypropylene|
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).
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 of a carpet is responsible for 6.91 kg CO2e of GHG emissions or 40% of total life cycle emissions.
GHG emission information specific to packaging was not available.
Distribution of the product is responsible for 0.365 kg CO2e of GHG emissions or 2% of total life cycle emissions.
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.
- Atlas Carpet Mills Broadloom Carpet Family Environmental Product Declaration. Atlas Carpet Mills, 14 Jul. 2016. Web. 14 Jan. 2017. Archived