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Author Muthu, Subramanian Senthilkannan, author.

Title Assessment of environmental impact by grocery shopping bags : an eco-functional approach / Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu, Yi Li.

Published Singapore : Springer, [2013?]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xi, 162 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Series EcoProduction, 2193-4614
EcoProduction, 2193-4614
Contents Basic introduction to shopping bags and eco-functional assessment of shopping bags -- Manufacturing processes of grocery shopping bags -- Life cycle assessment of grocery shopping bags -- Functionality assessment of shopping bags -- Consumption behaviour of shopping bags in various countries: Consumption and eco-impact -- End-of-life assessment of grocery shopping bags -- Eco-functional assessment of grocery shopping bags -- Conclusions.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary This book details the different types of shopping bags used for grocery purposes and their manufacturing processes; various impacts made by different grocery shopping bags in their entire life cycle from cradle to grave stages; importance of consumer behaviour in determining the life cycle impact of shopping bags with the case study of the consumer behaviour studied in different countries for various shopping bags; quantification of environmental impact, ecological sustainability and recyclability potential of various raw materials used for shopping bags; functional and ecological properties of various shopping bags and their assessment; core concept and the theoretical framework of Eco-functional Assessment Methodology; Eco-functional assessment of various grocery shopping bags; quantification of the eco-functional scores of various shopping bags; reduction of environmental impacts of various grocery shopping bags
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed October 1, 2013).
Other author Li, Yi, author.
Subject Shopping bags -- Environmental aspects.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades
Electronic books.
ISBN 9789814560207 (electronic bk.)
9814560200 (electronic bk.)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-981-4560-20-7