CRDC R&D Manager Allan Williams is featured in Exotextile - the environmental magazine for the global textile supply chain. In this article, he takes an in-depth look at the pitfalls of the Life Cycle Assessments which so frequently divide the textile and apparel sector. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a popular tool for underpinning impact assessments of different textile raw materials and textile products. While LCA is a useful tool for identifying hotspots and priority areas for attention in a supply chain, like all tools it has limitations that are important to recognise.
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