Products

Product CO2e / kg Studies

Lettuce

1.019
CO2e / kg
= 100 g of Lettuce
You can consume
2.65
kg of Lettuce to exhaust your daily CO2e food budget

Categories: Vegetables | Food

Subcategories: Lamb's lettuce | Lettuce (eco) | Lettuce (greenhouse, heated)

Studies

Source Notes CO2e Country origin Country consumption Weight
RISE Open access list 1.7 Per kg Isberg lettuce
0.2
Sweden Sweden 7
RIVM Database Milieubelasting Voedingsmiddelen Sla, gemiddeld
0.686
Unknown Netherlands 7
Evaluating the global warming potential of the fresh produce supply chain for strawberries, romaine/cos lettuces (Lactuca sativa), and button mushrooms (Agaricus bisporus) in Western Australia using life cycle assessment (LCA) Figure 2: 5.180g CO2e / 1.380g lettuce = 3.76 kg CO2e / kg
Pre-farm: 0.67
On-farm: 2.50
Post-farm: 1.83
Transport: 0.19
3.76
Australia Australia 10
Environmental impact of plant-based foods European production considered most relevant for the final assessment. Assessment based on open field production for iceberg lettuce, for both European and Swedish production. Fresh lettuce sold in pots can be cultivated in heated greenhouses and therefore associated with substantially higher climate impact.. Studies: 7 (3 SW)
0.7
Unknown Unknown 10
Den store klimadatabase Lettuce, iceberg (incl. crisphead types), Agriculture: 0.08, iLUC: 0.02, Food processing: 0, Packaging: 0.06, Transport: 0.41
0.59
Unknown Unknown 7
Klimatarier CO2 Rechner Eisbergsalat
0.2
Unknown Unknown 5
FiBL CO2-Fu├čabdruck von Bioprodukten Konventionell; Production: 0.064; Transport: 0.058; https://www.fibl.org/fileadmin/documents/de/oesterreich/arbeitsschwerpunkte/Klima/ergebnisse_gemuese_gesamt_090625.pdf
0.124
Austria Austria 5
Greenhouse gas emissions of realistic dietary choices in Denmark: the carbon footprint and nutritional value of dairy products Table 1; including waste; excluding waste: 0.45
0.56
Unknown Unknown 10