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what is a product life cycle analysis?
life cycle analysis is used to work out the environmental impact of a product through out it whole life from extraction of material through of final disposal
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materials
bad -cotton (GMO, pesticides, water, damaged land). copper mining farmer ( illegal undocumented) good- organic cotton, recycled fabrics crop station
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production
bad- spinning ( fabric emission, CO2), weaving, dyeing (petroleum paste indigo) biostaining, washing, damage rivers. designer, factory worker, people dyeing cotton (low pay). good-appropriate lay plan, made high quality, solar panel, natural dies 8dy
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distribution
bad- off shore production. good- source locally, produced locally
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marketing and sales
bad- online delivery packaging. good- reduce packaging
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use
bad- tumble dry, washing, dry cleaning. good- wash low temperatures, wash less often
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disposal
reuse up-cycle waste disposal (do more)
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