Carton makers fall foul of LCA trap
Milk cartons perform better than plastic bottles on air emissions, consumption of energy and non-renewable resources and disposal volume, but lose out on discharges to water, according to a life-cycle assessment (LCA) commissioned by the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ABCE). But the ABCE then makes a controversial comparison of the liquid discharges with the other impacts - without any scientific justification.
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