What is meant by Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)?

QuestionsCategory: Carbon FootprintWhat is meant by Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)?
Amaya Khan asked 3 months ago
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What is meant by Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)?
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What is meant by Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)?
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Explore the concept of life cycle assessment (LCA) and its significance in evaluating the environmental footprint of products and processes.
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Team GreenSutra® Staff answered 2 months ago

Life Cycle Assessments or LCA are assessment methodologies that allow quantification of environmental and other impacts of products or processes throughout their various stages including but not limited to conceptulization, procurement, production, transportation, fuctional or operational use, etc.

The Life Cycle Assessments are also referred to as Cradle to Grave Analysis or Ecobalances.