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ENVS 102: Product, Process, and Impact Resources

Resources to support ENVS102, including lifecycle assessment information and general environmental sciences resources

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Life Cycle Inventory Databases

Materials, Products, and Processes Resources

Title/Description

Link/Library Location

How products are made

online

Stuff: the secret lives of everyday things

HB835.R96 1997

Handbook of Manufacturing Processes: How Products, Components and Materials Are Made

online

Where stuff comes from: how toasters, toilets, cars, computers, and many other things come to be how they are

TA148.M65 2003

Ullman's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

online

Household Products Database

online

McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology

Ref Q121.M3 2007

Encyclopedia of Global Industries

Ref HD2324.E528 2007

Encyclopedia of Environment and Society

online

Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences - details production of wood/forest products

online

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Food Issues

online

Life cycle thinking: World Steel Association

online

Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology

TP9 .E685 2004

Resources for Environmental Impacts and Effects

Title/Description

Link/Library Location

The NREL Publications Database

online

EPA Waste Reduction Model (WARM) Material Descriptions and Data Sources

online

Encyclopedia of Consumption and Waste: The Social Science of Garbage

online / Ref HD4482.E53 2012

Life Cycle Assessment of Energy Generation Technologies - wind, solar, nuclear, etc.

online

Toxnet - Toxicology Data Network

online

Green Consumerism: An A-to-Z Guide

online

Electronic Waste Management

online

US EPA - Recycling

online

Data/Statistics