Two cases of misleading environmental declarations due to system boundary choices

Weidema B P (2001)

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Presentation for the 9th SETAC Europe LCA Case Studies Symposium, Noordwijkerhout, 2001.11.14-15


Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) on electricity and nitrogen fertiliser are used to illustrate how a declaration or labelling[1] based on data from the current supply chain can be misleading when the production capacity in the supply chain is constrained. Three ways of avoiding such misleading declarations are suggested.

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