EcoProduction

Assessment of Environmental Impact by Grocery Shopping Bags

An Eco-Functional Approach

Authors: Muthu, Subramanian Senthilkannan, Li, Yi

  • First dedicated book pertaining to grocery shopping bags
  • Highlights the eco-functional considerations along with the eco-functional framework
  • Also highlights consumer behaviour and eco-impacts
  • Discusses the functionality aspect of different grocery shopping bags along with their eco-impacts
  • First descriptive book to review the manufacturing processes of shopping bags, giving a cross country description of consumption of different shopping bags, and the end-of-life stages of shopping bags
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About this book

This book reviews the manufacturing processes of different shopping  bags used for grocery purposes, life cycle impacts, modelling of life cycle impacts, carbon and eco-footprints in different countries, consumption of shopping bags in different countries, consumer behaviour of shopping bags in various countries and its relation to eco-impact, assessment of functionality of shopping  bags, concept and framework of eco-functional assessment of shopping bags, biodegradation of shopping bags, etc.

About the authors

Dr Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu is working for SGS Hong Kong for its Global Sustainability Services as Eco-design Consultant after his doctoral research study from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. He finished his PhD dissertation entitled, “Eco-functional assessment of grocery shopping bags” with 14 scientific peer-reviewed scientific journal publications, 2 patents and 11 conference publications based on his dissertation to his credit. In total, he has authored more than 75 journal publications and numerous conference publications, 3 books and 2 book of chapters. He serves various peer-reviewed journals in environmental and textile sciences as an editor/editorial board member and also as a reviewer.

 

Prof. Yi Li is working as a full time professor in the Institute of Textiles & Clothing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University apart from the director of Textile Bioengineering Centre and Chairman of TBIS. With over 460 scientific publications and more than 30 patents, he is a Fellow of the Textile Institute, Life Fellows of International Biographical Association and the Royal Society of Art, Commerce and Manufacturing, and adjunct professors of four universities in China and a member of several professional bodies.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Basic Introduction to Shopping Bags and Eco-Functional Assessment of Shopping Bags

    Muthu, Subramanian Senthilkannan (et al.)

    Pages 1-6

  • Manufacturing Processes of Grocery Shopping Bags

    Muthu, Subramanian Senthilkannan (et al.)

    Pages 7-14

  • Life Cycle Assessment of Grocery Shopping Bags

    Muthu, Subramanian Senthilkannan (et al.)

    Pages 15-54

  • Assessment of Functional Aspects of Shopping Bags

    Muthu, Subramanian Senthilkannan (et al.)

    Pages 55-76

  • Consumption Behaviour of Shopping Bags and Eco-Impact

    Muthu, Subramanian Senthilkannan (et al.)

    Pages 77-88

Buy this book

eBook $99.00
price for USA (gross)
valid through November 5, 2017
  • ISBN 978-981-4560-20-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $129.00
price for USA
valid through November 5, 2017
  • ISBN 978-981-4560-19-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $129.00
price for USA
valid through November 5, 2017
  • ISBN 978-981-10-1331-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Assessment of Environmental Impact by Grocery Shopping Bags
Book Subtitle
An Eco-Functional Approach
Authors
Series Title
EcoProduction
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Singapore
eBook ISBN
978-981-4560-20-7
DOI
10.1007/978-981-4560-20-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-4560-19-1
Softcover ISBN
978-981-10-1331-7
Series ISSN
2193-4614
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 162
Number of Illustrations and Tables
19 b/w illustrations, 16 illustrations in colour
Topics