Milk (cow)

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Cow's milk is milk from female cattle. This article is a comparison of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (carbon footprints) of various cow's milk products. The cow’s milk products listed in WikiFootprints have GHG emissions ranging from about 0.7 to 0.9 kg carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) per pint.[1]

Carbon Footprint[edit]

GHG Emissions from Cow's Milk
Product Carbon Footprint
per pint
(kg CO2e)[1]
Tesco Skimmed Milk - 1 pint 0.7
Tesco Skimmed Milk - 2 pint 0.7
Tesco Skimmed Milk - 4 pint 0.7
Tesco Semi-Skimmed Milk - 1 pint 0.8
Tesco Semi-Skimmed Milk - 2 pint 0.8
Tesco Semi-Skimmed Milk - 4 pint 0.8
Tesco Semi-Skimmed Milk - 6 pint 0.8
Tesco Whole Milk - 1 pint 0.9
Tesco Whole Milk - 2 pint 0.9
Tesco Whole Milk - 4 pint 0.9
Tesco Whole Milk - 6 pint 0.9
Tesco UHT Value Skimmed Milk 1 Litre 0.7
Tesco UHT Semi Milk 6 X 1 Litre 0.8
Tesco UHT Semi Milk 1 Litre 0.8
Tesco UHT Skim Milk 6 X 1 Litre 0.7
Tesco UHT Whole Milk 1 Litre 0.9
Tesco UHT Skim Milk 1 Litre 0.7
Tesco UHT Whole Milk 6 X 1 Litre 0.9
Tesco UHT Semi Milk 500 mL 0.75
Tesco UHT Semi Milk 6X500 mL 0.75
Tesco UHT Skim Milk 6 X 500 mL 0.7
Tesco UHT Skim Milk 500 mL 0.7
Tesco UHT Whole Milk 500 mL 0.9

See also[edit]

  • Milk - comparison of milk products from mammals and plants
  • Milk (soy) - comparison of soy milk products

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Product Carbon Footprint Summary. Tesco PLC, Aug. 2012. Web. 26 Nov. 2016. Archived