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Life Cycle Assessment study of Polylactic Acid Packaging including Food Waste

  title={Life Cycle Assessment study of Polylactic Acid Packaging including Food Waste},
  author={Ana Carolina Cruz Alarico},
End-of-life The pressing need, in recent decades, to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, and the amount of food waste destined for landfills, has led to the wide development of bio-based plastics produced from renewable sources. However, the most important bio-plastic on the market, used to manufacture food packaging, is the poly(lactic acid) (PLA) produced by Total-Corbion. The analysis presented in this dissertation, is a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study of packaging… 

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