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Life cycle analysis (LCA) of a PET bottle

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  3. Life cycle impact assessment
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In this report, the Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) of a PET bottle of water will be conducted. This method of analysis must deal with different issues at view to respect the ISO Standard 14040-14044 (Komly, 2012). We have chosen to study a PET bottle because it is one of the most common object of our everyday life. In the world over 100 million water bottle are used every day: This study will be carried out in order to answer these questions: - What is the overall environmental impact of this product and what are the life phases weighting the most in that aspect? - What is the environmental balance sheet of a PET bottle in terms sustainability? E.g. The recycling of used bottles to create new ones or other products. - What are the uncertainty parameters in the possible manufacturing and delivering process and how can they interfere in the balance sheet? - What are the opportunities presently available to decrease the environmental weight of a PET bottle? To answer the questions displayed above, the functional unit will be defined as below: ?Packaging of 0.5L of drinkable water in a PET bottle to bring the content from the production place to the consumption point?..

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