Using life cycle assessment in environmental engineering education

  title={Using life cycle assessment in environmental engineering education},
  author={Stephen Burnley and Stuart T. Wagland and Philip J. Longhurst},
  journal={Higher Education Pedagogies},
  pages={64 - 79}
ABSTRACT Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a method of assessing the environmental impacts of the manufacture and use of a product or provision of a service such as waste management. LCAs are based on quantitative science, but softer skills are also required in interpreting the results. Therefore, LCA provides an ideal opportunity for students to develop and apply both quantitative and qualitative skills in order to address complex real-world problems. In this research a simplified spreadsheet LCA… Expand
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