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Life Cycle Analysis of Packaging Systems for Fruit and Vegetable Transport in Europe

Date:
November 12, 2017

In this study, the most common European fruit and vegetable transport packaging systems are analyzed and compared considering environmental, economic, and social impacts.

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The year-round supply of fresh fruit and vegetables in Europe requires a complex logistics system. In this study, the most common European fruit and vegetable transport packaging systems, namely single-use wooden and cardboard boxes and re-useable plastic crates, are analyzed and compared considering environmental, economic, and social impacts.

Stefan Albrecht & Peter Brandstetter & Tabea Beck & Pere Fullana-i-Palmer & Kaisa Grönman & Martin Baitz & Sabine Deimling & Julie Sandilands & Matthias Fischer.

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