Cradle-to-gate

Cradle-to-gate

Analysis of a partial product life cycle from manufacturer to the factory gate (before the product is transported to the consumer). The use and disposal phase of the product is omitted. Cradle-to-gate assessments are usually the basis for environmental product declarations in the products most people purchase for their homes.
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These products also offer a smaller cradle-to-gate environmental footprint than virgin PBT resin, as measured by Cumulative Energy Demand (CED) and Global Warming Potential (GWP).
They also offer a smaller cradle-to-gate environmental footprint in comparison to standard PBT resin.
The Footprint of producing a product is likewise the sum total of negative impacts caused by the processes necessary to produce that product The scope of these processes is called "cradle-to-gate;" it includes both the manufacturer's operations and all processes of the supply chains such as inputs of energy, materials and equipment.
In this regard, three scenarios are considered as petroleum refinery life-cycle phases (Cradle-to-Gate, Gate-to-Gate, and Gate-to-Grave), and the criteria are the sustainability factors.
Traditionally, Henkel had what is called a "cradle-to-gate" approach: We integrated sustainability thinking into our raw material selection, manufacturing processes, and logistics.
SCA's recently released Life Cycle Assessment Calculator, also part of free site download resources, is used to quantify and interpret cradle-to-gate LCA environmental impacts of ready-mixed concrete mixtures with and without slag cement.
If wood fuel inputs are derived from another LCI process and carry the upstream impacts of the forest, log yard, and breakdown, then a cradle-to-gate analysis can be performed.
Cradle-to-gate is the whole phases of Figure 1 except concrete/asphalt plant and construction site/road.
"Solva/s initial cradle-to-gate assessment shows outstanding results--carbon footprint reduced by a quarter; consumption of non-renewable resources divided by two; and water use decreased by over two-thirds compared to traditional compounds." The firm is taking post-industrial airbags from two suppliers--Takata and Autoliv--and applying a chemistry process that separates the silicone from the PA and then recompounds that nylon into Technyl 4earth.
I will also cover the product's life from cradle-to-gate, meaning window materials' impact will be measured from raw material extraction to its final form leaving the manufacturer.
Recycled polyester is used in several new products, a process that has reduced our cradle-to-gate environmental impact by 10%