FROM GRAVE TO CRADLE "GLASS"
A Coggle Diagram about PRODUCTION
, USE IN BUILDING
and COMPLETE CARBON FOOTPRINT
all steps in the process of analyzing the complete carbon impact of glass production from raw extraction of materials through to end-of-life management.Raw material extraction.
Extraction and then processing of the raw materials including recycled glass (cullet). Cullet reduces raw materials required to make new glass containers.Raw material transportation. Transportation or raw materials and cullet to the manufacturing facility.Production process.
Production plus combustion of fuels and energy for melting and forming glass containers.Transport of finished goods. Transportation of finished containers to the end user.End-of-life management.
Refilling, recycling or disposal of glass packaging.