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Environmental impacts of a lunch plate - challenges in interpreting the LCA results

Kurppa, Sirpa; Grönroos, Juha; Hyvärinen, Helena; Katajajuuri, Juha-Matti; Kauppinen, Tommi; Mäkelä, Johanna; Nissinen, Ari; Nousiainen, Jouni; Saarinen, Merja; Usva, Kirsi; Viinisalo, Mirja and Virtanen, Yrjö (2009) Environmental impacts of a lunch plate - challenges in interpreting the LCA results. In: FFRC eBOOK, Finland Futures Research Centre, Turku School of Economics, pp. 185-193.

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Document available online at: http://www.tse.fi/FI/yksikot/erillislaitokset/tutu/Documents/publications/eBook_2009-7.pdf


The challenges of the project were to reveal and interpret complex and contrasting environmental issues associated with food by consumers, in order to build up more comprehensive understanding on LCA results as measures of sustainability.
This approach was to linked to the specific example of lunch plates. Expertise from various scientific fields was used to identify the key environmental issues; food chain stakeholders to provide appropriate environmental data for LCA, consumer researchers to link that with the food consumption framework, and teaching experts to introduce pedagogic aspects into the lunch plate presentation.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:lunch plate, environmental impacts, LCA
Subjects: Environmental aspects
Research affiliation: Finland
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:16409
Deposited On:14 Oct 2009 10:17
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:41
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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