Consumers and their behavior: state of the art in behavioral science supporting use phase modeling in LCA and ecodesign

  title={Consumers and their behavior: state of the art in behavioral science supporting use phase modeling in LCA and ecodesign},
  author={Eugenia Polizzi di Sorrentino and Eva Woelbert and Serenella Sala},
  journal={The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment},
PurposeLife cycle thinking and assessment require a holistic approach to the evaluation of product supply chains. An assessment from raw material extraction to end of life of any products is based on modeling a wide number of aspects and options, e.g., at technological, geographical, and temporal levels. Since the use phase is one of the most contributing life cycle stages for some products (e.g., appliance, housing, cars), a robust modeling of this stage is fundamental. Several attempts to… 

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