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Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

Similar term(s): LCA.

Definition:

Process of comparing the environmental performance of products or services, to enable an informed choice.

The term 'life cycle' refers to the notion that a fair assessment must consider all steps from cradle to grave: raw material production, processing, use and disposal, and transportation.

Source: GreenFacts

Translation(s):

Français: Analyse du cycle de vie (ACV)
Nederlands: Levenscyclusanalyse

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