Category Archives: Life-cycle assessment/analysis (LCA)

A sort of stocktaking of the environmental/social effects for a product or process. Quite possibly one of the more effective methods of documenting the sustainability of any engineering projects.

Reflect: packaging

Quite often, the discussion surrounding sustainability is choke-full of either dire warnings about the future or optimistic yearning for the past. Outside of academic and technical writing, there is surprisingly little on the concrete steps a typical citizen can do … Continue reading

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LCA and the Spectre of Greenwashing

Browse the web, the Internet has no shortage of pictures of Hollywood stars, TV┬ápersonalities┬ádriving to the local cafe in hybrid-electric vehicles (HEVs). ┬áSocial capitalistic logic goes that if you see someone you admire doing some act of green, you will … Continue reading

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