Cradle to Gate Environmental Footprint and Life Cycle Assessment of Poly(Lactic Acid)

Amy E. Landis

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12 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPoly(Lactic Acid)
Subtitle of host publicationSynthesis, Structures, Properties, Processing, and Applications
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9780470293669
StatePublished - Sep 15 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Global warming potential (GWP) for PLA - cradle to gate life cycle GWP of PLA (PLA-V, PLA-V2, and PLA-B)
  • Life cycle flows for PLA production - comparative and stand-alone LCAs, and environmental information on PLA
  • PLA environmental performance, life cycle assessment - cradle to gate environmental footprint and life cycle assessment of poly(lactic acid)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Materials Science

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