Eggs (chicken)

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Chicken eggs refer to eggs laid by female chickens. This article is a comparison of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (carbon footprints) of various egg products. The egg products listed in WikiFootprints have GHG emissions ranging from about 0.238 to 0.332 kg carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) per egg.[1]

Carbon Footprint[edit]

GHG Emissions from Eggs
Product Carbon Footprint
per egg
(kg CO2e)[1]
Tesco Barn Variable 6 0.26
Tesco Barn Variable 6 (Metro) 0.26
Tesco Barn Variable 12 0.26
Tesco Organic Medium 6 0.283
Tesco Organic Medium 6 (Metro) 0.282
Tesco Organic Large 6 0.309
Tesco Organic Large 6 (Metro) 0.31
Tesco Organic Mixed 10 0.296
Tesco Free-Range Medium 6 0.261
Tesco Free-Range Medium 12 0.26
Tesco Free-Range Large 6 0.276
Tesco Free-Range Large 6 (C) 0.275
Tesco Free-Range Large 12 0.275
Tesco Free-Range Very Large 6 0.332
Tesco Free-Range Variable 15 0.272
Tesco Value 6 0.239
Tesco Value 15 0.238
Tesco Value 30 0.238

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Product Carbon Footprint Summary. Tesco PLC, Aug. 2012. Web. 27 Nov. 2016. Archived