GLRPPR Sector Resource: Life Cycle Analysis: A Step by Step Approach
Life Cycle Analysis: A Step by Step Approach
Life cycle analysis (LCA) is the systematic approach of looking at a product's complete life cycle, from raw materials to final disposal of the product. It offers a "cradle to grave" look at a product or process, considering environmental aspects and potential impacts. This report covers LCA basics, including issues to consider when starting a product life cycle assessment.
Illinois Sustainable Technology Center
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Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable (GLRPPR)
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