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The Food Miles Calculator

Product weight in kilograms (kg):To better understand planned routes, try using this tool to map out different routes for products (www.gmap-pedometer.com).

See this example of a mail or any other truck driving from Vancouver, BC to Halifax, NS (This SAVED MAP uses a standard driving route and equals 5150km)

To better understand air flight paths, try using Great Circle Mapper by following this link exemplifying a London-Tokyo-Sydney flight.
Weight:
Product transport route in kilometers (km):
Air:
Boat:
Rail:
Truck:

RESULTS
Air: kg x ( km x 1.10 g CO2/km 1000 g/kg) per kg of food0.0 kg CO2
Boat: kg x ( km x 0.13 g CO2/km 1000 g/kg) per kg of food0.0 kg CO2
Rail: kg x ( km x 0.02 g CO2/km 1000 g/kg) per kg of food0.0 kg CO2
Truck: kg x ( km x 0.27 g CO2/km 1000 g/kg) per kg of food0.0 kg CO2

Total:0 kg CO2

That means that 0 kg of CO2 are emitted to the atmosphere as a result of transporting kg of food a distance of 0 km, approximately the same amount as going for a 0.0 km drive in an average Canadian car.

[Emissions factors for transportation of goods from Env. Canada 2002]
[Emissions factor of 0.316 kg CO2/km for mid-sized Canadian automobile from EcoPerth Outreach Results Measurement tool 2006]