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Seventh Generation's Use of Life Cycle Assessment for Product Design and Material Selection


When selecting materials for a product or package, Seventh Generation typically uses environmental life cycle analysis (LCA) as a significant input (but not the only input) into its decisions. LCA is a powerful tool for estimating the environmental inputs (materials and energy) and environmental outputs (emissions to air and water and solid waste) associated with the production, use, and disposal of a product.

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  • Ben Jervey

    Interesting blog post by a good VT LCA company about another good Vermont company who uses LCA in just about the most advanced and progressive ways.