Glossary

Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA)

Life cycle assessment, or LCA, involves a process that is designed to assess the environmental encumbrances and impact of a product, process, or action. The assessment aims to quantify the materials and energy used as well as the waste released to the environment.
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E
  • F
  • G
  • H
  • I
  • J
  • K
  • L
  • M
  • N
  • O
  • P
  • Q
  • R
  • S
  • T
  • U
  • V
  • W
  • X
  • Z