European Container Glass Association (CGA)

Name of source Life Cycle Assessment of Container Glass in Europe
Provider European Container Glass Association
Summary text A Life Cycle Assessment of container glass production and transformation processes in Europe.
Contact Laure Vanderbrugge (
Licensing Free (with registration)
Language(s) English
Access – data formats and accessibility
File type HTML access to ILCD format 1.1
Software needs Web Browser
Contents – breadth and depth of datasets
Age 2007
Geography EU 27 plus Switzerland and Turkey
Original Data Source(s) Industry data, other LCA databases
Other Databases Included  
Life cycle stages Cradle-to-Cradle
Modeling approach Attributional
Emissions results CO2, separate GHGs
Number of datasets 1
Main topics Glass and ceramics
Other topics  
Data transparency – what metadata is provided for each dataset?
System boundaries Yes
Data Types Process
Allocation Methods Yes
Technology Yes
Data year Yes
Original source Yes
Uncertainty None
Quality – is information provided on data quality?
Data quality score None
Quality assurance Yes
Standards compliant ISO 14040; ISO 14044
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