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The hitch hiker's guide to LCA : an orientation in life cycle assessment methodology and application
The environmental life cycle of a product consists of all the stages from raw material extraction through production and use to waste management. Life cycle assessment (LCA), then, is the assessmentExpand
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Mapping the green product development field: engineering, policy and business perspectives
The literature study on which we report here is based on a cross-disciplinary database containing around 650 articles, taken from the engineering, management, and policy studies disciplines. WeExpand
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Beyond ecolabels: what green marketing can learn from conventional marketing
Ecolabels have emerged as one of the main tools of green marketing. Although a great deal of effort has been invested in making them more effective and efficient, the market share of ecolabelledExpand
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The life cycle costing (LCC) approach: a conceptual discussion of its usefulness for environmental decision-making
Ten LCC-oriented environmental accounting tools suggested as useful in environmental decision-making have been identified. However, their implementation in the building industry seems to be limited,Expand
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Does the Production of an Airbag Injure more People than the Airbag Saves in Traffic?: Opting for an Empirically Based Approach to Social Life Cycle Assessment
Social life cycle assessment (S-LCA) has been discussed for some years in the LCA community. We raise two points of criticism against current S-LCA approaches. First, the development of S-LCAExpand
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An evaluative framework for conceptual and analytical approaches used in environmental management
In the last 30 years, a number of new approaches for use in environmental management have been developed for use by decision-makers. Expand
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Life Cycle Assessment and Decision Making: Theories and Practices
Life cycle assessment (LCA) has been in use to a varying extent since the late 1960s. The fact that LCA methodology needs further development is a frequently identified barrier to the furtherExpand
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Marine plastic litter on Small Island Developing States (SIDS): Impacts and measures
This report was commissioned by the Swedish Agency for Marine and Water management and written by analysts at the Swedish Institute for the Marine Environment (affiliated with the University ofExpand
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A method for human health impact assessment in social LCA: lessons from three case studies
PurposeImproving human health is a long-lasting endeavour of mankind. In the field of social life cycle assessment (SLCA), the importance of human health is often highlighted, and further developmentExpand
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