About the book
Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a systematic tool used to assess the environmental impacts associated with its life-cycle chain. This unique sustainability methodology aims to guide the development of technology, through the best choice of industrial processes, by quantifying the environmental burden of process flows. Thus, the book aims to encourage both researchers’ environmental science and industrial ecology, as well as environmental engineers, and sustainability professionals seeking to broaden the scientific knowledge base of productive systems and their relationship with the environment. Likewise, provides strategies to increase and ensure the efficiency of their processes, reduce costs and further promote the green marketing of their products. Additionally, the book intends to give the reader a comprehensive overview of the current state-of-the-art of life cycle assessment in a format where research and opinions, about important evidence-based in developments, implications of environmental, economic, administrative and political relations innovation will be considered.