- Name: Life cycle assessment
- Code: C.4.10.UR.4
- Specification Reference: 184.108.40.206
- Keywords: Plastic, polymer, recycling
- Objectives: To discuss the importance of life cycle assessment. To carry out simple comparative LCA's for shopping bags made of paper and plastic.
- Competency: Describe what a LCA is using a suitable example.
- Proficiency: Use information to interpret the LCA of a given material or product.
- Mastery: Discuss the negative issues relating to LCAs and why caution should be used when using them.