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Sustainability metrics to guide decision-making

Method combining gate-to-gate LCA indicators with additional metrics to assess environmental impacts.

Themes

Human toxicity
Climate change
Ecotoxicity
Energy efficiency
Material efficiency
Nutrient balance
Ozone depletion
Water depletion

Assessment type

Quantitative

Spatial focus of object

Local

Technical Stage

Development

Spatial focus of impact

Generic

Life Cycle

No life cycle

Open Access

Yes

Object: Product
Goal: Self-assessment; Product optimisation; Sustainable purchasing
Motivation: Improvement