Life cycle inventory of HDPE bottle‐based liquid milk packaging systems

@article{Singh2011LifeCI,
  title={Life cycle inventory of HDPE bottle‐based liquid milk packaging systems},
  author={Jay Jagjit Singh and Aric Krasowski and S. P. Singh},
  journal={Packaging Technology and Science},
  year={2011},
  volume={24}
}
This study aims at providing a relatively straightforward methodology to serve as a decision‐making tool when more than one packaging solution could be available to a user. It involves a life cycle inventory (LCI) analysis and comparison of three currently available 3.79 l (1 gallon) packaging systems for liquid milk. Two of the primary container types studied use reusable plastic crates (RPCs) for stacking and shipping, while the third type is a heavier duty container that does not require… 
Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Packaging Systems for Extended Shelf Life Milk
The aim of this study is to carry out a comparative analysis of the environmental impact of different packaging systems used for extended shelf life milk. The analysis, carried out exploiting the
Green Manufacturing and Sustainable Manufacturing Partnership Title Packaging and the Supply Chain : A Look at Transportation Permalink
In the interest of sustainability, many manufacturers have taken steps to analyze the key components of their products and processes across the span of their supply chain. Product packaging—which is
Eco-efficiency Analysis of High Density Polyethylene Resin by Integrated Life Cycle Assessment and Life Cycle Cost
Eco-efficiency is the methodology and application for leading to sustainable development. There are various eco-efficiency applications. This research aims to find the appropriated evaluation
The Role of Household Food Waste in Comparing Environmental Impacts of Packaging Alternatives
This paper examines the environmental impacts of food waste and the influence that packaging alternatives can have on causing food waste. This paper presents the results of three life cycle
Packaging and the Supply Chain: A Look at Transportation
Packaging and the Supply Chain: A Look at Transportation Rachel Simon and Yifen Chen And Man created the plastic bag and the tin and aluminum can and the cellophane wrapper and the paper plate, and
Role of Uncertainty in Streamlined Life Cycle Assessment Exploring the Case of Petrochemical Refineries and Polymer Manufacturing Units
different product or process alternatives. One of the tasks that involves much time and cost in LCA studies is the specification of the exact materials and processes modeled which has limited its
Eco‐efficient Value Creation: An Alternative Perspective on Packaging and Sustainability
The classical sustainability perspective on packaging is to reduce the environmental impact or eco‐burden of the packaging, using life cycle assessment to evaluate different design alternatives.
Energy and Carbon Dioxide Impacts from Lean Logistics and Retailing Systems: A Discrete-event Simulation Approach for the Consumer Goods Industry
Consumer goods supply chains have gradually incorporated lean manufacturing principles to identify and reduce non-value-added activities. Companies implementing lean practices have experienced
Shipping configuration optimization with topology-based guided local search for irregular shaped shipments
TLDR
A topology-based metaheuristic approach is presented that simplifies both the irregular shapes and the optimization process in the container loading problems, and real-world data and constraints are applied to test the validity of this meta heuristic approach.
...
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 46 REFERENCES
Guidance for Improving Life‐Cycle Design and Management of Milk Packaging
Life‐cycle inventory and cost‐analysis tools applied to milk packaging offer guidelines for achieving better environmental design and management of these systems. Life‐cycle solid waste, energy, and
Environmental effects from a recycling rate increase of cardboard of aseptic packaging system for milk using life cycle approach
Goal, Scope and BackgroundDespite the well-known advantages of recycling materials to reduce solid waste or save natural resources, the recycling stage is an additional process within the life cycle
Life cycle inventory and analysis of re‐usable plastic containers and display‐ready corrugated containers used for packaging fresh fruits and vegetables
Today's demanding distribution challenges require engineers to choose from various types of materials, design and construction methods, to develop containers that can deliver goods with minimal
Product Chain Actors' Potential for Greening the Product Life Cycle
The challenge in working with environmental improvements is to select the action offering the most substantial progress. However, not all actions are open to all actors in a product chain. This study
Life cycle assessment part 2: current impact assessment practice.
The Environmental Protection Agency
TLDR
A case study explores the background of the digitization project, the practices implemented, and the critiques of the project, which aims to provide access to a plethora of information to EPA employees, scientists, and researchers.
management – life cycle assessment – principles and framework
  • ISO 14040,
  • 2006
...
...