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Meaningful sustainable consumption patterns require informed consumers who understand the actual impact of their actions on a quantitative and tangible basis. Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a tool well suited

Meaningful sustainable consumption patterns require informed consumers who understand the actual impact of their actions on a quantitative and tangible basis. Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a tool well suited to achieving this goal, but has only been superficially applied to the analysis of plant-based diets. This analysis looks at a common component of plant-based meat alternatives: a wheat-based protein known as seitan, which is a common substitute for beef.

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Date Created
  • 2012-05
Resource Type
  • Text
  • Collaborating institutions
    School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment (SSEBE) / Center for Earth Systems Engineering and Management
    Identifier
    • Identifier Value
      SSEBE-CESEM-2012-CPR-002

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