Report

The Sustainability of Packaging Systems for Fruit and Vegetable Transport

Date:
November 20, 2009

The Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study analyses packaging systems for fruit and vegetables with respect to the environmental impacts related to their use.

Download the free sustainability report: The Sustainability of Packaging Systems for Fruit and Vegetable Transport

This Life Cycle Assessment study provides a foundation for the packaging industry, the logistical service providers and the industrial customers to reach a decision on the packaging option that offers the most environmental benefits and that best considers sustainability aspects according to the conditions in each case.

The study was carried out by the Department Life Cycle Engineering (GaBi) at the University of Stuttgart and thinkstep by order of the Stiftung Initiative Mehrweg (SIM).

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