LCA — how it came about

The beginning in the U.K.
  • Ian Boustead
LCA History


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    National Academy of Sciences & National Research Council. Resources and man. W H Freeman Company, San Francisco (1969)Google Scholar
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    Meadows, H M et al.: The limits to growth. Pan Books (1972)Google Scholar
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    State or Oregon Legislation 1972:459.810-459.890 (Oregon Bottle Bill)Google Scholar
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    Boustead, I.: The milk bottle. Open University Press, Milton Keynes (1972)Google Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian Boustead
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  1. 1.Boustead Consulting LtdWest Grinstead, HorshamUK

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