Estimated carbon footprint, loss of natural habitat potential, loss of plant and animal life potential and/or extinction potential from making, packaging, shipping and/or using these products or services.
1 km(kilometers) = .62 mi(miles) 1 liter = .26 gallons
CO2 from Polo company #ref1
1,700 grams of fossil fuel, 450 grams of landfill waste
|CO2 released to make this T-shirt.
|Loss of natural habitat potential to make this T-shirt.
|Loss of plant and animal life potential (in natural habitat) to make this T-shirt.
|How many of these T-shirts made will trigger 1 potential species extinction.
A life cycle study of one T-shirt brand shows that the CO2 emissions from a T-shirt is about 4 kilograms (8.8 pounds) -- including the growing of the cotton, manufacturing and wholesale distribution.http://www.polo-shirts.co.uk/read_news/1179797239/438003114/Polyester_vs._Cotton.html The loss of natural habitat potential from the T-shirt is estimated to be 10.8 square meters (116 square feet).
1. http://www.polo-shirts.co.uk/read_news/1179797239/438003114/ Polyester_vs._Cotton.html