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Life Cycle Assessment

Locate and review a peer-reviewed article from a scholarly journal dealing with Life Cycle Assessment and then write an article review.

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The article says that life cycle assessment is an important tool used in pollution prevention and green design efforts. Selection of product design, materials, processes, reuse or recycle strategies can use life cycle assessment. Also final disposal options require careful examination of energy and resource consumptions as well as environmental discharges associated with prevention or design alternative. For this purpose life cycle assessment models have been developed and software is also available. According to the article there are two types of models, process models and product models that are used for life-cycle assessment. These assessments are made of environmental impacts of materials and products through different stages of fabrication, use, and end of life options. The article expresses these models ...

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