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Environmental Footprints of Packaging.

By: Muthu, Subramanian Senthilkannan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Environmental Footprints and Eco-Design of Products and Processes Ser: Publisher: Singapore : Springer, 2015Copyright date: ©2016Description: 1 online resource (196 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9789812879134.Subject(s): Environmental managementGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Environmental Footprints of PackagingDDC classification: 363.7 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Preface -- Contents -- Life-Cycle Assessment of Food-Packaging Systems -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 LCA of Packaging Systems -- 2.1 Goal and Scope Definition -- 2.1.1 Functional Unit -- 2.1.2 System Boundaries -- 2.2 Life-Cycle Inventory (LCI) Data Analysis -- 2.3 Life-Cycle Impact Assessment (LCIA) -- 2.3.1 Selection of Impact Categories and Characterization Models -- 2.4 Interpretation of Results -- 3 Methodological Approach to Literature Review -- 4 Review Results -- 4.1 Detailed Characteristics of the Review Studies -- 5 Conclusions and Future Research -- References -- Sustainable Design of Packaging Materials -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Integration of Environmental Aspects into Packaging Design -- 3 Design for Environment Methodology -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Stages of Design for Environment -- 3.3 Products Ecodesigned by a Combination of LCA and DfE Methodologies -- 4 Case Study: Storage Wood Box -- 4.1 Description of the Case Study and Product Under Assessment -- 4.2 Environmental Perspective of the Woody Box Under Analysis -- 4.3 Ecodesign of the Woody Box -- 5 Discussion of Ecodesigned Alternatives and Environmental Profiles -- 5.1 Alternative Materials for the Structure and Handle of the Box -- 5.2 Alternative Energy Sources in the Cogeneration Step -- 5.3 Ecodesigned Woody Box -- 6 Limitations and Recommendations on Ecodesign for Packaging Materials -- 7 Conclusions -- References -- Organization Life-Cycle Assessment (OLCA): Methodological Issues and Case Studies in the Beverage-Packaging Sector -- Abstract -- 1 The Evolution of Organizational Life-Cycle Approaches in International Standards -- 2 Methodological Aspects of the Application of OLCA -- 3 Possible Applications and Expected Benefits of OLCA in the Packaging Sector -- 4 Case Studies of the Applications of OLCA Approaches in the Packaging Sector.
5 OLCA of PET- and Glass-Bottled Mineral Water: A Case Study -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Goal and Scope Definition -- 5.3 Life-Cycle Inventory -- 5.4 Impact Assessment -- 5.5 Interpretation of Results -- 6 Conclusions -- References -- Potentials of Fibrous and Nonfibrous Materials in Biodegradable Packaging -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Importance of Packaging Material -- 3 Biodegradable Packaging Materials -- 4 Natural Fibres-Based Packaging Material -- 4.1 Jute Textile-Based Packaging Material -- 4.2 Other Textile-Based Packaging -- 5 Paper, Pulp, and Corrugated Boxes in Packaging -- 5.1 PaperPaperboard and Paper Pulp in Packaging -- 5.2 Coated and Laminated PaperPaperboard for Packaging -- 5.3 Corrugated Boxes in Packaging -- 6 Biodegradable PolymerFilm and BioNanocopmosite for Packaging -- 6.1 Biodegradable Polymer or Film -- 6.2 Reinforcement of Biodegradable Polymer -- 6.3 Nanocompsite and Biocomposite for Packaging -- 7 Environmental Implications of Biodegradable Packaging -- 8 Present Status of Biodegradable Packing -- 9 Summary -- References -- Environmental Impacts of Packaging Materials -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Packaging Materials and Their Environmental Impacts -- 3 Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Sustainability -- 3.1 LCA Methodology -- 3.2 Strength of LCA -- 3.3 Potential Gaps -- 4 Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA) in the Packaging Industry -- 4.1 Case Studies -- 5 Improvement in Sustainability Packaging Using Life-Cycle Thinking -- 5.1 Answering to Supplier Demands -- 6 Future Scope -- 6.1 Increased Demands from Consumers -- 7 Conclusion -- References -- Bioprocessing of Metals from Packaging Wastes -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Types of Metal-Based Packaging Materials -- 2.1 Metals and Alloys -- 2.1.1 Aluminum -- 2.1.2 Steel -- 2.1.3 Tin and Tinplate -- 2.1.4 Tin-Free Steel -- 2.2 Glass -- 2.3 Paper and Paperboards.
2.4 Textile -- 2.5 Laminates and Metallized Films -- 2.6 Metals Composites -- 2.7 Antistatic Packaging -- 3 Post-use Management of Metal-Based Packaging Materials -- 4 Human Health Effects of Toxic Metals -- 5 Share of Metal-Based Packaging Materials to Waste Composition -- 6 Management of Metal-Based Packaging Waste -- 7 Recycling and Reuse -- 7.1 Recycling of Metal-Matrix Composites (MMC) -- 8 Toward Biodegradable Packaging Options of Metal Composites -- 9 Bioleaching -- 10 Biosorption -- 11 Metal Degradation -- 12 Phytoremediation of Heavy Metals from Landfill Sites -- 12.1 Phytoextraction -- 12.2 Phytostabilisation -- 12.3 Phytostimulation -- 12.4 Phytovolatilization -- 12.5 Rhizofiltration -- 12.6 Remediation and Biodegradation Potential of Earthworm Species -- 13 Conclusion -- References -- Environmental Implications of Reuse and Recycling of Packaging -- Abstract -- 1 Impact of Industrial Packaging Supply Chain on Environment -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Impact of Packaging Raw Materials on the Environment -- 1.3 Case Study of the Impact of Packaging Materials on the Environment -- 1.4 Effect of Packaging Supply Chain on the Environment -- 2 Issues in Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing and Product Recovery -- 2.1 Challenges Facing Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing -- 2.1.1 Manufacturing Challenge -- 2.1.2 Role of the Consumer -- 2.1.3 Design Consideration -- 2.1.4 Evaluation of Environmental Impact -- 2.1.5 Product Recovery -- 3 Reuse and Recycling of Packaging -- 3.1 Concepts Underlying Environmental Impact Reduction -- 3.2 Implications of Reuse -- 3.3 Issues Related to Recycling -- 4 Trends in Green Packaging -- 4.1 Green Consumers -- 4.2 Sustainability Measures -- 4.3 Lightweight Packaging -- 4.4 Consumer Information -- 4.5 Consumer Attitudes -- 4.6 Package Design and Brand Imagery -- 4.7 Green Product Innovation.
4.8 Design-Based Research -- 4.9 Sustainable Product-Design Tools -- 4.10 Sustainable Materials -- 5 Roadmap for Green-Packaging Solutions -- 6 Concluding Remarks -- References.
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Preface -- Contents -- Life-Cycle Assessment of Food-Packaging Systems -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 LCA of Packaging Systems -- 2.1 Goal and Scope Definition -- 2.1.1 Functional Unit -- 2.1.2 System Boundaries -- 2.2 Life-Cycle Inventory (LCI) Data Analysis -- 2.3 Life-Cycle Impact Assessment (LCIA) -- 2.3.1 Selection of Impact Categories and Characterization Models -- 2.4 Interpretation of Results -- 3 Methodological Approach to Literature Review -- 4 Review Results -- 4.1 Detailed Characteristics of the Review Studies -- 5 Conclusions and Future Research -- References -- Sustainable Design of Packaging Materials -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Integration of Environmental Aspects into Packaging Design -- 3 Design for Environment Methodology -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Stages of Design for Environment -- 3.3 Products Ecodesigned by a Combination of LCA and DfE Methodologies -- 4 Case Study: Storage Wood Box -- 4.1 Description of the Case Study and Product Under Assessment -- 4.2 Environmental Perspective of the Woody Box Under Analysis -- 4.3 Ecodesign of the Woody Box -- 5 Discussion of Ecodesigned Alternatives and Environmental Profiles -- 5.1 Alternative Materials for the Structure and Handle of the Box -- 5.2 Alternative Energy Sources in the Cogeneration Step -- 5.3 Ecodesigned Woody Box -- 6 Limitations and Recommendations on Ecodesign for Packaging Materials -- 7 Conclusions -- References -- Organization Life-Cycle Assessment (OLCA): Methodological Issues and Case Studies in the Beverage-Packaging Sector -- Abstract -- 1 The Evolution of Organizational Life-Cycle Approaches in International Standards -- 2 Methodological Aspects of the Application of OLCA -- 3 Possible Applications and Expected Benefits of OLCA in the Packaging Sector -- 4 Case Studies of the Applications of OLCA Approaches in the Packaging Sector.

5 OLCA of PET- and Glass-Bottled Mineral Water: A Case Study -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Goal and Scope Definition -- 5.3 Life-Cycle Inventory -- 5.4 Impact Assessment -- 5.5 Interpretation of Results -- 6 Conclusions -- References -- Potentials of Fibrous and Nonfibrous Materials in Biodegradable Packaging -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Importance of Packaging Material -- 3 Biodegradable Packaging Materials -- 4 Natural Fibres-Based Packaging Material -- 4.1 Jute Textile-Based Packaging Material -- 4.2 Other Textile-Based Packaging -- 5 Paper, Pulp, and Corrugated Boxes in Packaging -- 5.1 PaperPaperboard and Paper Pulp in Packaging -- 5.2 Coated and Laminated PaperPaperboard for Packaging -- 5.3 Corrugated Boxes in Packaging -- 6 Biodegradable PolymerFilm and BioNanocopmosite for Packaging -- 6.1 Biodegradable Polymer or Film -- 6.2 Reinforcement of Biodegradable Polymer -- 6.3 Nanocompsite and Biocomposite for Packaging -- 7 Environmental Implications of Biodegradable Packaging -- 8 Present Status of Biodegradable Packing -- 9 Summary -- References -- Environmental Impacts of Packaging Materials -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Packaging Materials and Their Environmental Impacts -- 3 Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Sustainability -- 3.1 LCA Methodology -- 3.2 Strength of LCA -- 3.3 Potential Gaps -- 4 Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA) in the Packaging Industry -- 4.1 Case Studies -- 5 Improvement in Sustainability Packaging Using Life-Cycle Thinking -- 5.1 Answering to Supplier Demands -- 6 Future Scope -- 6.1 Increased Demands from Consumers -- 7 Conclusion -- References -- Bioprocessing of Metals from Packaging Wastes -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Types of Metal-Based Packaging Materials -- 2.1 Metals and Alloys -- 2.1.1 Aluminum -- 2.1.2 Steel -- 2.1.3 Tin and Tinplate -- 2.1.4 Tin-Free Steel -- 2.2 Glass -- 2.3 Paper and Paperboards.

2.4 Textile -- 2.5 Laminates and Metallized Films -- 2.6 Metals Composites -- 2.7 Antistatic Packaging -- 3 Post-use Management of Metal-Based Packaging Materials -- 4 Human Health Effects of Toxic Metals -- 5 Share of Metal-Based Packaging Materials to Waste Composition -- 6 Management of Metal-Based Packaging Waste -- 7 Recycling and Reuse -- 7.1 Recycling of Metal-Matrix Composites (MMC) -- 8 Toward Biodegradable Packaging Options of Metal Composites -- 9 Bioleaching -- 10 Biosorption -- 11 Metal Degradation -- 12 Phytoremediation of Heavy Metals from Landfill Sites -- 12.1 Phytoextraction -- 12.2 Phytostabilisation -- 12.3 Phytostimulation -- 12.4 Phytovolatilization -- 12.5 Rhizofiltration -- 12.6 Remediation and Biodegradation Potential of Earthworm Species -- 13 Conclusion -- References -- Environmental Implications of Reuse and Recycling of Packaging -- Abstract -- 1 Impact of Industrial Packaging Supply Chain on Environment -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Impact of Packaging Raw Materials on the Environment -- 1.3 Case Study of the Impact of Packaging Materials on the Environment -- 1.4 Effect of Packaging Supply Chain on the Environment -- 2 Issues in Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing and Product Recovery -- 2.1 Challenges Facing Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing -- 2.1.1 Manufacturing Challenge -- 2.1.2 Role of the Consumer -- 2.1.3 Design Consideration -- 2.1.4 Evaluation of Environmental Impact -- 2.1.5 Product Recovery -- 3 Reuse and Recycling of Packaging -- 3.1 Concepts Underlying Environmental Impact Reduction -- 3.2 Implications of Reuse -- 3.3 Issues Related to Recycling -- 4 Trends in Green Packaging -- 4.1 Green Consumers -- 4.2 Sustainability Measures -- 4.3 Lightweight Packaging -- 4.4 Consumer Information -- 4.5 Consumer Attitudes -- 4.6 Package Design and Brand Imagery -- 4.7 Green Product Innovation.

4.8 Design-Based Research -- 4.9 Sustainable Product-Design Tools -- 4.10 Sustainable Materials -- 5 Roadmap for Green-Packaging Solutions -- 6 Concluding Remarks -- References.

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<p>Dr Subramanian Senthilkannan is currently working for SGS as a global sustainability consultant, based at Hong Kong. He gained his diploma, bachelors and masters in Textile Technology from premier institutes of India. He was awarded doctorate from The Institute of Textiles and Clothing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University for his dissertation entitled," Eco-functional Assessment of Grocery Shopping Bags" He also has more than seven years of industrial experience in textile manufacturing, textile testing and sustainability evaluation of various materials. He was an outstanding student throughout his studies and bagged numerous awards and medals including many gold medals in his study period. He has more than 80 academic publications in various textiles and environmental journals to his credit. Additionally he has 2 patents, 6 books of chapter and over 25 scientific books and numerous conference publications. He is acting as an editor, editorial board member and reviewer for many international peer-reviewed journals of textiles and environmental science disciplines.</p>

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