Carbon Auditing the "Last Mile": Modelling the environmental impacts of conventional and online non-food shopping

Posted by Mogensen
Type: 
article
Comparative: 
yes
Publication year: 
2009
Language: 
English
Code: 
Services
Product: 
Retail
Quality and sources
Is the study a: 
Detailed LCA
Is the study compliant with ISO 14044?: 
No
Sponsor type: 
University
Practitioner(s): 
Logistics Research Center School of Management and Languages Heriott-Watt University Edinbourgh
Practitioner(s): 
JB Edars, AC Mc Kinnon, CA Cullinane
Practitioner(s) type: 
Institut/Technical research center
Summary
Functional unit: 
share of delivery or shopping trip
Goal and scope of the summary: 
Compare CO2 impact of shopping behaviour for small articles sucha as CDs, books, clothing: online delivery or going shopping (bus, car scenarios)

Not a huge differences overall, but complexity of scenarios. Online shopping bette.

Shipping impact(s): 
Global warming


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