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Life cycle Assessment of food
An analysis of the environmental impact of the food trade, food consumption, food waste and packaging.
The production of foodstuffs and other agricultural products is frequently associated with a high level of environmental impact. This raises questions as to what forms of agriculture are the most environmentally favorable, what influence food that is discarded or not consumed has on the environment, what forms of packaging are environmentally favorable or harmful, what packing materials have the largest ecological footprint, and at what points we can influence the sustainability of food.