Life Cycle Analysis (LCA)

Abstract: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 fact sheet provides an overview of the LCA process.

URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2142/14445

Source: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center

Resource Type: Fact sheet/checklist

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