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product environmental footprint method
Definition

general method to measure and communicate the potential environmental impact of the lifecycle of a product

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Improved definition (EN only): General method to measure and communicate the potential life cycle environmental impact of a product as laid down in Annex II of the Recommendation (2013/179/EU). It provides a quantified measurement of the potential environmental performance taking all relevant life cycle stages of a product into account, from a supply chain perspective.

Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/15268