A parametric environmental life cycle assessment of newspaper making in Spain

A parametric environmental life cycle assessment of newspaper making in Spain Int J Life Cycle Assess (2018) 23:1240–1260 DOI 10.1007/s11367-017-1366-z LCA FOR MANUFACTURING AND NANOTECHNOLOGY A parametric environmental life cycle assessment of newspaper making in Spain 1 2 3 Alexis Lozano-Medina & Sebastián Ovidio Pérez-Báez & Antonio Luis Alamo & Ana María Blanco-Marigorta Received: 20 March 2016 /Accepted: 24 June 2017 /Published online: 27 July 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Abstract study. Also endpoint indicators are shown as score (Pt) for Purpose Most LCAs estimate environmental impacts for a different areas of protection. specific situation (industry, sector or location) in a generic Results and discussion For variations in the number of printed way, without considering the specific characteristics of the copies, the results show that environmental impacts are very product or service being evaluated. This paper outlines the high for small runs. For large runs, the impacts decrease be- relevance of the use of parameters and scenarios in environ- tween −14 and −16% with respect to the baseline scenario. mental assessment for a daily newspaper considering multiple The environmental impact of paper in the final product de- factors. The results of the different environmental impacts pends on several variables including the use of recycled fiber, were compared with a baseline http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment Springer Journals

A parametric environmental life cycle assessment of newspaper making in Spain

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Publisher
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany
Subject
Environment; Environment, general; Environmental Economics; Environmental Engineering/Biotechnology; Environmental Chemistry
ISSN
0948-3349
eISSN
1614-7502
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11367-017-1366-z
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Abstract

Int J Life Cycle Assess (2018) 23:1240–1260 DOI 10.1007/s11367-017-1366-z LCA FOR MANUFACTURING AND NANOTECHNOLOGY A parametric environmental life cycle assessment of newspaper making in Spain 1 2 3 Alexis Lozano-Medina & Sebastián Ovidio Pérez-Báez & Antonio Luis Alamo & Ana María Blanco-Marigorta Received: 20 March 2016 /Accepted: 24 June 2017 /Published online: 27 July 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Abstract study. Also endpoint indicators are shown as score (Pt) for Purpose Most LCAs estimate environmental impacts for a different areas of protection. specific situation (industry, sector or location) in a generic Results and discussion For variations in the number of printed way, without considering the specific characteristics of the copies, the results show that environmental impacts are very product or service being evaluated. This paper outlines the high for small runs. For large runs, the impacts decrease be- relevance of the use of parameters and scenarios in environ- tween −14 and −16% with respect to the baseline scenario. mental assessment for a daily newspaper considering multiple The environmental impact of paper in the final product de- factors. The results of the different environmental impacts pends on several variables including the use of recycled fiber, were compared with a baseline

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The International Journal of Life Cycle AssessmentSpringer Journals

Published: Jul 27, 2017

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