This Life Cycle Analysis is a tool to help you compare concepts and products in their ecological burden. You can chose the output in either Eco-cost, CO2 equivalents, BEES points, Bees eco-toxicity and Bees water-intake depending on the task, the area you operate in or the company strategy.
Start with making a list of all the materials, processes you use to produce the product. Where is is being produced and where sold? If it is disposed of what is re-used, what material is re-cycled and from the rest how much is incinerated? The rest we assume ends on the landfill. For more information on LCA have a look at Joost Vogtländer’s Ecocost website.
mineral water bottled in belgium or italy and transported to shanghai. My first thought about the difficulty to design for sustainability. of course it is ridiculous to ship water over the globe but in the chinese dont like drinking carbonated water so ...