Assessment of Environmental Impact by Grocery Shopping Bags: An Eco-Functional Approach by Subramanian Senthilk MuthuAssessment of Environmental Impact by Grocery Shopping Bags: An Eco-Functional Approach by Subramanian Senthilk Muthu

Assessment of Environmental Impact by Grocery Shopping Bags: An Eco-Functional Approach

bySubramanian Senthilk Muthu

Hardcover | October 7, 2013

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This book reviews the manufacturing processes of different shopping bags used for grocery purposes, life cycle impacts, modelling of life cycle impacts, carbon and eco-footprints in different countries, consumption of shopping bags in different countries, consumer behaviour of shopping bags in various countries and its relation to eco-impact, assessment of functionality of shopping bags, concept and framework of eco-functional assessment of shopping bags, biodegradation of shopping bags, etc.
Dr Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu is working for SGS Hong Kong for its Global Sustainability Services as Eco-design Consultant after his doctoral research study from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. He finished his PhD dissertation entitled, "Eco-functional assessment of grocery shopping bags" with 14 scientific peer-r...
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Title:Assessment of Environmental Impact by Grocery Shopping Bags: An Eco-Functional ApproachFormat:HardcoverDimensions:162 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.03 inPublished:October 7, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9814560197

ISBN - 13:9789814560191

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Table of Contents

Basic introduction to shopping bags and eco-functional assessment of shopping bags.- Manufacturing processes of grocery shopping bags.- Life cycle assessment of grocery shopping bags.- Functionality assessment of shopping bags.- Consumption behaviour of shopping bags in various countries: Consumption and eco-impact.- End-of-life assessment of grocery shopping bags.- Eco-functional assessment of grocery shopping bags.- Conclusions.