Life Cycle Analysis (LCA)

Illinois Sustainable Technology Center

Research output: Other contribution

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.
Original languageEnglish (US)
TypeFact sheet
PublisherIllinois Sustainable Technology Center
Place of PublicationChampaign, IL
StatePublished - May 2013

Publication series

NameTN Series (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center)
No.TN13-098

Keywords

  • Product life cycle -- Analysis

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    Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (2013, May). Life Cycle Analysis (LCA). Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/14445