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By Walter Klöpffer

ISBN-10: 3527329862

ISBN-13: 9783527329861

This primary hands-on advisor to ISO-compliant lifestyles Cycle overview (LCA) makes this robust device instantly available to either execs and scholars. Following a basic creation at the philosophy and function of LCA, the reader is taken via the entire phases of an entire LCA research, with every one step exemplified by way of real-life facts from a massive LCA venture on beverage packaging. Measures as carbon and water footprint, in accordance with the latest overseas criteria and definitions, are addressed.

Written by means of pioneers of LCA, this sensible quantity is concentrated at first-time LCA clients yet both makes a much-valued reference for more matured practitioners.

From the content:
* objective and Scope Definition
* existence Cycle stock Analysis
* lifestyles Cycle impression Assessment
* Interpretation, Reporting and important Review
* From LCA to Sustainability Assessment

and extra.

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Leuven (1990) Life cycle analysis for packaging environmental assessment. Proceedings of the Specialised Workshop organized by Procter & Gamble, Leuven, Belgium, September 24/25. , and Ek, M. (1994a) LCA-NORDIC Technical Reports No. 10 and Special Reports No. 1–2. Tema Nord 1995:503. Nordic Council of Ministers, Copenhagen. ISBN: 92-9120-609-1. , and Finnveden, G. (1994b) LCA-NORDIC Technical Reports No. 1–9. Tema Nord 1995:502. Nordic Council of Ministers, Copenhagen. , and Finnveden, G. (1995) Nordic Guidelines on Life-Cycle Assessment, Nord 1995:20, Nordic Council of Ministers, Copenhagen.

28) Results would only vary in their numerical values by the appropriate factors (1000 : 1 respectively 100 : 1). This is without consequences if different packaging systems using the same fU are compared with one another. A variant that has been recommended in Dutch guidelines29) for detailed LCA is the use of annual quantities or similar realistic data as a basis for determining the fU. g.

And Gantner, ¨ U. (AutorInnen der Uberarbeitung) ¨ (1996) Okoinventare von Energiesystemen, ETH Z¨urich und Paul Scherrer Institut, Villingen, im Auftrag des Bundesamtes f¨ur Energiewirtschaft (BEW) und des Projekt- und Studienfonds der Elektrizit¨atswirtschaft (PSEL), 3. Auflage, Z¨urich. , Walder, E. , Zollinger, E. , (AutorInnen) (1995) Okoinventare f¨ur Energiesysteme. Villingen im Auftrag des Bundesamtes f¨ur Ener gie wirtschaft (BEW) und des Nationalen EnergieForschungs-Fonds NEFF, 2. Auflage, ETH Z¨urich und Paul Scherrer Institut.

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