Industrial hemp or eucalyptus paper?

  title={Industrial hemp or eucalyptus paper?},
  author={Ricardo Silva Vieira and P. Canaveira and A. Sim{\~o}es and T. Domingos},
  journal={The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment},
  • Ricardo Silva Vieira, P. Canaveira, +1 author T. Domingos
  • Published 2010
  • Engineering
  • The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment
  • Background, aim, and scopePulp and paper production is one of the most important Portuguese economic activities. Mostly based on eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus), nearly 70% of the pulp produced is exported, mainly to the European Union. The aim of this paper is to compare the environmental impacts of the production of Portuguese printing and writing paper based on eucalyptus with those from the production of paper from industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa).Materials and methodsWe have used a life… CONTINUE READING
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