Baltic environment, food and health:
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Life cycle of ketchup

Discover the stages of producing ketchup and how they impact the environment!

Instruction

 

In the web application "Life cycle of ketchup" is shown environmental impact of consumption of 1 kg ketchup packed in plastic bottle.

 

You have to pass 11 stages from growing tomato plants up to consumption of ketchup. In some steps you have to decide how to continue and make corresponding choice. Observe the environmental impact of the choices you made!

 

Read also the infotips in the left column to learn more about growing tomatoes, environmental impact of transport and health related topics.

 

You can find more information on life cycle processes and more precise description of environmental impact in additional material “Life cycle of ketchup” (compiled by Siret Talve, 2012).

 

 

Ketšupi olelusring

 

Additional material in Estonian

 

 

Ketsupin elinkaari

 

Additional material on Finnish

 

 

Keèupa aprites loks

 

Additional material in Latvian

 

 

Web application was compiled based on tomato and ketchup life cycle assessments published in scientific journals. Our simplified model illustrates the life cycle thinking.

 

Web application “Life cycle of ketchup” is created by work-group of University of Tartu Natural History Museum and its made by Blank Media.

Life cycle of ketchup Discover the stages of producing ketchup and how they impact the environment!