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Main Title Importance of Life Cycle Assessment.
Author Bridges, J. S. ;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Risk Reduction Engineering Lab.
Publisher 16 Jun 94
Year Published 1994
Report Number EPA/600/A-94/141;
Stock Number PB94-189677
Additional Subjects Service life ; Waste management ; Materials recovery ; Waste recycling ; Waste streams ; Life-cycle cost ; Life(Durability) ; Pollution abatement ; Environmental impacts ; Environment protection ; Cost analysis ; Economic analysis ; Reprints ; Life-cycle assessment ; Life-cycle design ; Environmental requirements ; Waste reduction ; Waste minimization ; Consumers
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB94-189677 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 5p
The paper presents Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) as a tool to assist the waste professional with integrated waste management. LCA can be the connection between the waste professional and designer/producer to permit the waste professional to encourage the design of products so material recovery is most efficient and markets can be better predicted. The waste professional can better monitor the involvement of the consumer in waste management by using LCA and looking upstream at how the consumer actually reacts to products and packaging. LCA can also help the waste professional better understand the waste stream.