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The Sustainability of Packaging Systems for Fruit and Vegetable Transport 09

Update (2009) of the study “The Sustainability of Packaging Systems for Fruit and Vegetable Transport in Europe based on Life-Cycle- Analysis.

In August 2008, the “Stiftung Initiative Mehrweg” (“Foundation for Reusable Systems”, a foundation under German Civil Law) ordered an update of the study “The Sustainability of Packaging Systems for Fruit and Vegetable Transport in Europe based on Life-Cycle- Analysis”, a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study to analyse and compare the common packaging systems for fruit and vegetables in Europe with respect to their environmental, economic and social impacts, using current data on the production and use of fruit and vegetable transport boxes.

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