Life cycle assessment or LCA – refers to a process in industrial ecology by which the products, processes, and facilities used to manufacture specific products are each examined for their environmental impacts. A balance sheet prepared for each product that considers: the use of materials..read more..
Life cycle inventory is the term used to describe t is an objective, data-based process of quantifying energy and raw material requirements, air emissions, waterborne effluents, solid waste, and other environmental releases throughout the life cycle of a project, process, or activity. Read more..
Life-cycle map is a term used to visualize all steps in the life cycle assessment (LCA) process; a visual map or diagram of the interrelated processes of the product or service system.Read more..