Latest Life cycle assessment Stories

2011-06-28 07:57:00

DETROIT, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the study "Preparing for a Life Cycle CO2 Measure" recently released by the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LCVP), an advisory group working to accelerate the shift to low-carbon vehicles and fuels, and conducted by Ricardo, a global engineering firm, vehicle manufacturing emissions can represent 23 to 46 percent of total vehicle emissions. These findings demonstrate that emissions other than tailpipe emissions are significant and...

2011-06-09 08:30:00

HUNTINGTON, Vt., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PackageSmart(TM), a simplified life cycle assessment (LCA) tool, evaluates the environmental impacts of packaging. PackageSmart addresses the common challenges associated with the package design process, while creating sustainable, cost-effective solutions. This powerful life cycle software enables packaging engineers and designers to integrate environmental assessment early into the design process when leverage is high and the cost of change...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.