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Resource Efficiency and Carbon Footprint Minimization in ...

Keywords: wood-plastic composite, polyvinyl chloride, carbon footprint, material flow analysis, life .... LCA analyses were performed in the following main steps:.

Life-cycle assessment of redwood decking in the United States with ...

Jul 31, 2013 ... Using that LCI data, a life-cycle assessment (LCA) was produced for redwood decking. ...... of virgin wood–plastic composite decking from.

Life cycle assessment of wood-plastic composites: Analysing ...

Life cycle assessment of wood-plastic composites: Analysing alternative ... environmentally from different perspectives with life cycle assessment (LCA).

Wood-Plastic Composites—Performance and ... - Springer

impacts of wood-plastic composites (WPCs) used in a variety of applications ...... Life cycle assessment (LCA) is means of estimating the environmental impact of...

When It Comes To Eco-friendly Decking... - California Redwood ...

Plastic-composite decking is a man-made material made from plastic and ... Making plastic lumber is .... what is known as a cradle-to-grave LCA. The US...

Composites Using LCA - Chalmers Publication Library

Environmental Evaluation of Bio-‐Composites Using LCA. Master's Thesis .... composites is wood polymer composite (WPC), which consists of wood flour and.

ENVIRONMENTAL PRODUCT DECLARATION Verband der ...

the decking profile made of wood-polymer composite. (WPC). For the .... RESULTS OF THE LCA - ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT: 1 m2 WPC decking profile. Param.

Life-Cycle Assessment of Redwood Decking in the ... - CiteSeerX

Jul 31, 2013 ... Using that LCI data, a life-cycle assessment (LCA) was produced for redwood decking. ...... of virgin wood–plastic composite decking from.

Lumber Life Cycle: Wood vs. Composite Decking | Remodeling ...

Apr 22, 2011 ... A recently published life-cycle assessment (LCA) comparing pressure-treated wood (PTW) to wood-plastic composites (WPCs) anchors the...

CASTLE ITN - Life Cycle Assessment of Wood-Plastic Composites ...

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) has been introduced since the early 1980s and was ... The field of study will focus on those issues in the Wood Plastic Composite ...

Life cycle assessment of ACQ-treated lumber with ... - VHN

Dec 13, 2010 ... compare to the primary alternative product, wood plastic composite (WPC) .... The product of primary focus in the LCA was ACQ Type D-treated.

Foam extrusion of PP-based wood plastic composites with chemical ...

Wood plastic composites have gained relevance in recent years as an alternative ... C Life-cycle assessment (LCA) of wood-polymer composites: a case study.

Wood–Polymer Composites | ScienceDirect

Wood-polymer composites (WPC) are materials in which wood is impregnated ..... 13 - Life-cycle assessment (LCA) of wood–polymer composites: a case study.

POINT/COUNTERPOINT: Composite Wood is a Green Choice | LBM ...

May 1, 2014 ... Do wood-plastic composite decks meet sustainability requirements? ... that utilizes a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) that takes an inventory of the...

Wood-Plastic Composite Lumber vs. Wood ... - Dovetail Partners

Jul 28, 2010 ... (LCA) and comparison of WPC decking and western red cedar decking. ... Wood- plastic composite (WPC) lumber is made primarily from...

Environmental product design of Wood-Plastic Composites

Feb 19, 2015 ... ESR 6: Life Cycle Assessment of Wood-Plastic Composites. ? CASTLE conference in ... Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) considerations for WPC...

Life Cycle Assessment of Creosote-Treated Wooden Railroad ...

Apr 11, 2013 ... Concrete and Plastic Composite Railroad Crossties ... (LCA) results of creosote- treated wooden railroad crossties with the primary alternative...

Life-cycle assessment of new processes, materials, and ... - fissac

Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA), which has been used in this project, has become ... (conventional and AAC), and wood plastic composite. Second, at the industrial ...

Ecological Design of New Type Aluminum-Plastic Composite Panel ...

IUMRS International Conference in Asia: Ecological Design of New Type Aluminum-Plastic Composite Panel Based on LCA.

Conclusions and SummaryEnvironmental Life Cycle Assessment of ...

treated lumber decking and wood plastic composite decking using life cycle assessment (LCA) methodologies and following ISO 14044 standards. The results...