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Comparative Study on Environmental Impacts of Grocery Bags through LCA

Mohd Burhanuddin Bin Ruslan, Mohd Burhanuddin (2010) Comparative Study on Environmental Impacts of Grocery Bags through LCA. Universiti Teknologi Petronas. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This project was conducted to compare the environmental impacts of two types of grocery bags which are High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) plastic and paper by subjecting them to Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). Around 95% of plastic bag used nowadays end up as wastes causing many concerns including solid waste pollution caused which might not be biodegradable. Other problems highlighted are environmental impacts from the production process, and also possible impacts from use and disposal of bags. This project focuses on the environmental impacts of every stages involved in a life cycle of grocery bag. This comprises the raw material acquisition process, manufacturing process, use, recycle, and waste management

Item Type: Final Year Project
Subject: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions: Engineering > Mechanical
Depositing User: Users 5 not found.
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2012 12:23
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2017 09:43
URI: http://utpedia.utp.edu.my/id/eprint/1494

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