LCA of NORDEL™ EPDM Production Reveals Sustainable Advantages
1 Dow NORDEL™ EPDM
2 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator. Calculations based on raw data from Dow’s LCA.
3 EPA, Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator. Calculations based on raw data from Dow’s LCA.
Statistics highlighted above are based on findings from Dow’s LCA that reveal sustainable advantages in the production of NORDEL™ EPDM, compared to Ziegler-Natta solution EPDM.
Acidification = Ocean acidification is the ongoing decrease in the pH of the Earth's oceans, caused by the uptake of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere. Acidification causes the destruction of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems through the wet and dry deposition of strong acids and ammonia.
Eutrophication = Arises from the oversupply of nutrients, which leads to overgrowth of plants and algae.