Life Cycle Analysis: A Step by Step Approach

Aida Sefic Williams

Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingTechnical report


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 report covers LCA basics, including issues to consider when starting a product life cycle assessment.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Place of PublicationChampaign, IL
PublisherIllinois Sustainable Technology Center
StatePublished - Dec 2009

Publication series

NameIllinois Sustainable Technology Center TR Series, TR-040


  • Product life cycle -- Analysis


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