Diet Coke (330 mL can)

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Diet Coke
Carbon Footprint
GHG Emissions Facts
Per 330 mL aluminum can
Total:0.15 kg CO₂e
150 gCO₂e
Carbon Budget
Per person annual emissions
Source: Coca-Cola Co.[1]

Diet Coke is a low calorie carbonated soft drink produced by the Coca-Cola Company based in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The information on this page applies to the 330 mL aluminum can available in Europe. Each can of soft drink has GHG emissions of 0.15 kg carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e).[1] Based on average per capita consumption of Coca-Cola products in the United States, the beverage would be responsible for 43 kg CO2e of GHG emissions per person annually.


Packaging

The product packaging accounts for between 30 and 70 percent of the product’s GHG emissions.[1]

Usage

In the United States per capita consumption of Coca-Cola Company beverage products is 403, 8 fluid ounce, servings a year. It would require about 289, 330 mL, cans of Coca-Cola to satisfy the yearly intake of one person.[2] Yearly consumption of 289 cans has GHG emissions of 43 kg CO2e.



See also[edit]

  • Soft drinks - comparison of the environmental impacts of soft drinks

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 “What's the Carbon Footprint of a Coca‑Cola?” Coca-Cola Journey. Coca-Cola Company. Web. 29 Oct. 2016.
  2. Per Capita Consumption of Company Beverage Products.The Coca-Cola Company. 2012. Web. 21 Nov. 2016. Archived.