Thermoformed food packaging tray, for chicken, under film only, PP 95%, EVOH 5%, 170 μ
Cradle to grave excluding the use phase
Wastes and end-of-life
24% recycling rate, 76% incineration with energy recovery
Use advice of the dataset
Per m2, as part of food package, compatible with similar polyolefin based packages if it is used for thermoformed under-film material.
Data from the data sheet and packaging supplier. Packaging process: thermoforming; Transport: >32t EURO6 lorry for inbound and long-haul waste freight. Freight sea, total freight [<5000 DWT, MGO]
Geographical representativeness description
The packaging is produced in Germany and transported to Norwy Transport road: 973km considered representative for Northern Europe
Time representativeness description
Foreground data 2022: package weight, recycled content, processing, production place and transport type. Background data from Ecoinvent database 3.9
Time quality level
Very good (foreground data)
LCI method principle
Other comments on methods approaches
The dataset also exists with other allocation methods: End of Life (0:100) from PAS 2050.
Cut off for mass or energy flows
Data treatment and extrapolations principles
Data collection period
Data set generator
Simon Saxegård and Clara Valente
Ecoinvent, packaging suppliers and Grønt Punkten Norge (2023). Project website: https://vitenparken.no/project/sustainableeaters/
Access and use restrictions
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