Environmental Management and Health: Volume 12 Issue 3


Environmental Management / Environment

Table of contents

Developing a tool for environmentally preferable purchasing

Mary Ann Curran

LCA‐based guidance was developed by EPA under the Framework for Responsible Environmental Decision‐making (FRED) effort to demonstrate how to conduct a relative comparison…

Life cycle management at 3M: A practical approach

Edmund E. Price, Donald R. Coy

The scope of a manufacturer’s environmental responsibility increasingly extends beyond the factory gate to include customer use and disposal of products. 3M is…

Environmental life cycle cost analysis of products

D. Senthil Kumaran, S.K. Ong, Reginald B.H. Tan, A.Y.C. Nee

The objective of this life cycle environmental cost analysis (LCECA) model is to include eco‐costs into the total cost of the products. Eco‐costs are both the direct and…

Utility based framework for material and process selection in the integrated chain management of polymers

Warren Mellor, Elizabeth Williams, Gary Stevens, Roland Clift, Adisa Azapagic

This paper presents a framework for modelling polymer material flows through industrial processes with a focus on the recovery, re‐use and recycling of waste polymer…

Material flow based eco‐balancing and evaluation of a beer production process

Jorge Marx‐Gómez, Claus Rautenstrauch

This study describes the preparation of an eco‐balance to document the materials and energy which are part of the beer production process of the Hasseröder Brewery Ltd. A…

Developing an LCA guide for decision support

Jeroen B. Guinée, Gjalt Huppes, Reinout Heijungs

The life cycle assessment (LCA) guide of Heijungs et al. has been renewed to the latest methodological developments, aiming to make the ISO 14040 series on life cycle…

Better D&D decision making through life cycle analysis

Katherine L. Yuracko, Michael I. Morris

Given the enormous scope of the decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) work that government and industry face, there is a tremendous opportunity to save money and avoid…



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