How much carbon is viscose?
Emission factors for viscose

Carbonfact analysis

MaterialEmission factor (kgCO2e)Source
viscose/fabric9.3

Kering Group database value for 'Cellulose based Fibers - uncertified', using values from Italy as a proxy for Portugal for most process steps. Total: 0.062 (Pulpwood harvest - Italy) + 4.080 (Dissolving pulp production - Italy) + 0.564 (Staple fiber production - Italy) + 4.561 (Spininng, Weaving & Dyeing - Portugal) = 9.267

viscose/fabric26.8

Kering Group database value for 'Cellulose based Fibers - uncertified', using values for China as a proxy. Total: 0.121 (Pulpwood harvest) + 9.396 (Dissolving pulp production) + 2.583 (Staple fiber production) + 14.697 (Spininng, Weaving & Dyeing) = 26.797