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Material Input Per unit Service (MIPS)

Material Input Per unit Service is a concept from the 1990 with which the material efficiency over the life cycle of a product can be assessed.

Themes

Fossil depletion
Material efficiency
Mineral depletion
Soil quality and erosion
Water depletion

Open Access

Yes

Assessment type

Quantitative

Spatial focus of object

Local
Mixed
Anywhere

Technical Stage

Development
Commercial

Life Cycle

Cradle to gate
Cradle to grave

Object: Product
Goal: Self-assessment; product optimisation
Motivation: Improvement