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Date: 2017
Language: English
Type: Conference proceedings
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/247510
Description: Abstract: With ever increasing concerns about the type of planet that generations to come stand to inherit, Life Cycle Assessment initiatives are carried-out to quantify the amount of impact that diff ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: English
Type: Conference proceedings
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/214414
Description: Abstract: Uncertainties in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) initiatives play a major role in influencing government policies and corporations strategic plans. Thus it is important to ensure that the models ... More
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Date: 2014
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:4810
Description: A screening of LCA for the evaluation of the damage arising from the life cycle of a bi-layer film bag for food packaging was carried out. Such packages are made of films obtained matching a layer of ... More
Date: 2014
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:4802
Description: The buildings and construction sector is one the most important economic sectors all over the world but, at the same time, one of the most pollutant emitting and resource demanding. This study focuses ... More
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Date: 2014
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:4797
Description: This paper presents the results obtained from the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of the production of Sicilian artichokes (Cynara scolymus) with the aim of reducing impacts, interpreting the results, sug ... More
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Date: 2014
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:4806
Description: The buildings and construction sector is one the most important economic sectors all over the world but, at the same time, one of the most pollutant emitting and resource demanding. This study focuses ... More
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Date: 2014
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:4817
Description: A screening of Life Cycle Assessment for the evaluation of the damage arising from the production of 1 kg of recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate (RPET) fibre-based panel for building heat insulation w ... More
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Date: 2014
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:4794
Description: This study aims at environmentally assessing the most significant input and output flows related to the production of concrete using basalt aggregates. For this purpose, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) wa ... More
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Date: 2013
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:6157
Description: An environmental assessment of ornamental ceramics plates was conducted to evaluate the possible improvement solutions. The study was developed following the standards ISO 14040 – 14044 (2006), choosi ... More
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Authors: Mbohwa, Charles
Date: 2013
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:4870
Description: This paper discusses a life cycle analysis of a thermal power plant to quantify environmental impacts of thermal power production at an old power plant. Coal is used in electricity generation worldwid ... More
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Date: 2013
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:6177
Description: The pulp and paper industry is one of the main contributors to greenhouse gas emission and environmental pollution. This paper therefore discusses the Life Cycle Assessment of newsprint paper in Zimba ... More
Date: 2013
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:4942
Description: In the last few decades, greater attention is being paid by the Italian industrial ceramics sector to the environmental impacts related to ceramics production cycle and many companies have acquired vo ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: English
Type: Conference proceeding
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/17543
Description: Abstract: The cultivation of the artichoke (Cynara scolymus) has taken place in Italy for many centuries and it continues to assume a primary role in the Italian national economy. Artichokes are the s ... More
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Date: 2008
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:5174
Description: This paper discusses an application of the LCA methodology on the vehicle leaf spring, used on trucks, buses and trailers in Zimbabwe. A look at the whole life cycle of the spring from raw material ex ... More
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