Products

Product CO2e / kg Studies

Pork

6.978
CO2e / kg
= 100 g of Pork
You can consume
0.39
kg of Pork to exhaust your daily CO2e food budget

Categories: Meat | Food

Subcategories: Pork (cold cut) | Pork (shoulder) | Pork (frozen) | Pork (eco) | Pork (belly) | Pork (loin) | Pork (tenderloin) | Pork (collar) | Minced meat (pork, 15-20% fat) | Minced meat (pork, 5-10% fat) | Pork (saddle, cooked) | Pork (flank) | Liver Pâté (Pork) | Bacon | Ham

Studies

Source Notes CO2e Country origin Country consumption Weight
RISE Open access list 1.7 Per kg boneless meat, not cooked
4.2
Sweden Sweden 7
RIVM Database Milieubelasting Voedingsmiddelen Varkensvlees, mager/vet
12.419
Unknown Netherlands 7
Ökologische Fußabdrücke von Lebensmitteln und Gerichten in Deutschland (IFEU) Schweinefleisch, Durchschnitt
4.6
Unknown Germany 7
Life Cycle Impacts of Proteinrich Foods for Superwijzer conventional
9.01
Netherlands Unknown 10
Greenhouse gas emissions from Swedish production of meat, milk and eggs 1990 and 2005 Supplement 9, Table 1a: pork meat production 2005; at farm gate
3.39
Sweden Sweden 10
Mat-klimat-listan variation 4-8 kgCO2/kg
6.0
Unknown Sweden 5
Klimatarier CO2 Rechner Schweinefleisch
4.15
Unknown Unknown 5
Pendos CO2-Zähler Schweinefleisch
3.25
Unknown Unknown 5
Meat eater's guide to climate change + health Pork Production System kg of CO2e per pound of edible pork
Michigan (average productivity) 4.17
Iowa (confined) 4.52
Iowa (some pasture) 5.17
Average 4.62
Table 9. Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Pork Consumption (post-farmgate)
Emission Source kg of CO2e per pound of consumed pork
Processing 1.52
Domestic Transport 0.38
Refrigeration (retail) 0.11
Home Cooking 1.64
Waste Disposal 0.16
Total 3.81
Per kg of consumed meat (includes moisture loss, waste loss and post-farmgate): 12.12 kg CO2e
12.12
USA USA 8
Potential contributions of food consumption patterns to climate change domestic, fresh, cooked; CO2: 3.9, NO2: 1.6, NH4: 3.8
9.3
Sweden Sweden 10
Greenhouse gas emissions of realistic dietary choices in Denmark: the carbon footprint and nutritional value of dairy products Table 1; including waste; excluding waste: 5.57
6.25
Unknown Unknown 10
Reducing food’s environmental impacts through producers and consumers Figure 1
7.6
Unknown Unknown 10
Systematic review of greenhouse gas emissions for different fresh food categories Table 4 Median; #LCA studies: 38; #GWP values: 130; Mean: 5.85; Stdev: 1.63; Min: 3.2; Max: 11.86
5.77
Unknown Unknown 10