Consumer-oriented Life Cycle Assessment of Food, Goods & Services

Document Icon
Author: 
Christopher M. Jones, Daniel M. Kammen, Daniel T. McGrath

Life cycle assessment is a powerful framework for economic, social, and environmental cost pricing of consumer goods and services. We have extended the capacity of input-output life cycle assessment to approximate cradle-to-consumer environmental impacts from the manufacturing, transport and trade of >600 categories of consumer products and services.