This book examines the question of what makes one design environmentally preferable to another. Graedel discusses data and analyzes the streamlined life-cycle assessment process in the context of the goals of a particular process or product. Discusses environmental objectives as the basis of life cycle assessment. Impact assessment determined in the degree to which a given product or process features the natural earth system budget. Ends with a hypothetical discussion of what an environmentally perfect product might look like.
Streamlined Life-Cycle Assessment
Thomas E. Graedel
Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall