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2019 Carbon Footprint


Lifetime Carbon Offset


To become Climate Neutral Certified, LifeStraw has measured the greenhouse gases it emitted when making and delivering products to its customers.

Its carbon footprint of 4,513 metric tonnes of CO2e has been fully offset.

The company is implementing plans to reduce its footprint in 2020.

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01 Measure

LifeStraw used 2019 operational data to estimate its carbon footprint for the year:

GHG Scope 1 Ⓘ
GHG Protocol Scope 1

Emissions from fossil fuels and refrigerants used in company buildings, fleets, and equipment.

2 tCO2e

GHG Scope 2 Ⓘ

1 tCO2e

GHG Scope 3 Ⓘ
GHG Protocol Scope 3

Emissions from raw materials, manufacturing, shipping, air travel, and other activities in the supply chain.

4,510 tCO2e

Total Emissions Ⓘ
Total Carbon Emissions

The sum of all product materials, manufacturing, use, and end of life emissions.

4,513 tCO2e

02 Offset

The entire carbon footprint was offset using verified carbon credits.
Carbon Credits for 2019

4,513 tCO2e

Total 2019 Investment in Carbon Credits


LifeStraw's credits came from:

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2019 Emissions Offsets

4,513 tCO2e

Lifetime Emissions Offsets

4,513 tCO2e

03 Reduce

LifeStraw is implementing a Reduction Action Plan to reduce emissions from within its own operations and supply chain.

  • We will create a roadmap in 2020, to go 100% plastic free or compostable for all packaging by 2021.

  • We will launch our recycling program, including a partnership with How2Recycle, in order to increase customer recycling of our products and packaging.

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