Green Electronics: Life Cycle Assessment

Posted by Benjamin Canaguier
Type: 
Full LCA not available on the web
Comparative: 
yes
Publication year: 
2009
Language: 
English
Code: 
Electronics/TIC
Code: 
Home Appliance
Product: 
Screen
Quality and sources
Is the study a: 
Detailed LCA
Was a critical review performed?: 
Yes
Is the study compliant with ISO 14044?: 
Yes
Sponsor name(s): 
NationalScienceFoundation(NSF)
Sponsor name(s): 
UniversityofCalifornia,ToxicSubstancesResearchand Teaching Program (UC TSR&TP): Lead Campus Program in Research and Education in Green Materials (REGM)
Sponsor type: 
Public administration
Practitioner(s): 
Julie M. Schoenung
Practitioner(s): 
XiaoyingZhou,Hai-YongKang,CarlLam,Seong-RinLim, Thomas Green, Zikang Liu, Hye Jin Han, Yu Li, Willis Leung and Min Hsuang Chiang
Practitioner(s) type: 
University
Summary
Functional unit: 
A standard desktop computer display that functions as a graphical interface between computer processing units and users.
Goal and scope of the summary: 
Purpose : To establish a scientific baseline that evaluates the life-cycle environmental impacts of active matrix liquid crystal display (LCD) and cathode ray tube (CRT) technologies for desktop computers To develop a model that can be used with updated data for future life-cycle analyses Boundaries: LifeCycleStages: ␣Raw materials extraction/acquisition ␣Materials processing ␣Product manufacture, ␣Product use, maintenance and repair ␣Final disposition/end-of-life GeographicBoundaries: ␣United States for use and disposition stages ␣Worldwide for other stages TemporalBoundaries: ␣Desktop computer displays manufactured using 1997-2000 technology
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