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Material Flow Analysis

A material flow analysis (MFA) is used to analyse the flows of a material or substance through a well-defined system which can range from an installation to an economy.

Themes

Material efficiency

Assessment type

Quantitative

Spatial focus of object

Local
Regional
Anywhere

Technical Stage

Development
Commercial

Life Cycle

Cradle to grave
No life cycle

English available

Yes

Open Access

Yes

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