Life cycle assessment

Discusses the potential value and application of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)as a design tool. Overview, what is LCA?, benefits of LCA, undertaking an LCA, interpreting the results, using LCA for marketing, LCA case studies (not all packaging related).

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Link retrieved/verified on: 29/02/2016

Organisation: PACIA Visit this organisation's home page

Organisation type: Industry collaborative grouping

Charge for usage of this resource: None - free

Main area addressed by this resource: Eco-design, Technical background

Information type: Downloadable PDF

Geographical scope: Australia

Level of detail: General

Materials: Paperboard, Polymers

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Design topics: LCA (life-cycle assessment)

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Audience: Designers, Manufacturers, Those interested in environment


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