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Life cycle assessment (LCA) and product carbon footprint (PCF) modelling of textile products

Abstract:

In this chapter, the modelling aspects of life-cycle and PCF assessment of textile and clothing products are discussed. Issues such as the methodological complexities of modelling, available databases, filling of data gaps, and problems specific to modelling textile products will be highlighted.

Key words

modelling

databases

inventory

sources

difficulties

7.1 Introduction

Assessment of the environmental impacts for any product or process requires modelling of the system under study. This is a complex process involving many methodological issues. The complexity of modelling varies according to the type of life-cycle assessment (LCA), ...

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