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Table 2 Fill goods (beverages), volumes (packaging sizes) and package types covered in the analysed LCA studies

From: LCA studies comparing beverage cartons and alternative packaging: can overall conclusions be drawn?

Fill goods Number of LCAs Fill volumes and packaging types
≤500 mL >500 mL
Juice products 11 Beverage carton Beverage carton
Bottles: PET, glass Bottles: PET, glass
Milk (ambient, fresh/chilled) 11 Beverage carton Beverage carton
Bottles: PET, HDPE, glass Bottles: PET, HDPE, glass
Water 3 Beverage can Beverage carton
Bottles: PET, glass Bottles: PET, glass
Wine 2 Beverage carton Beverage carton
Bottles: PET, glass Bottles: PET, glass
Unspecified/other 6 Beverage can Beverage carton
Beverage carton Bottles: PET, HDPE, PVC, glass
Bottles: PET, HDPE, PVC, glass  
Stand-up pouch  
  1. PET polyethylene terephthalate, HDPE high density polyethylene, PVC polyvinyl chloride