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A feasibility study on the life cycle of 30% and 100% post consumer waste and virgin paper Tai, Angie; Borromeo, Charles; Tsoi, Opttie


This paper compares the feasibility and life cycle assessment for 30% post consumer waste paper, 100% post consumer waste paper and virgin paper. The scope of this project only focuses on the life cycle within the manufacturing process. It is assumed that for raw material acquisition and production shipping will ultimately be identical in for all three paper cases and will not play a significant role in this study. [Disclaimer: “UBC SEEDS provides students with the opportunity to share the findings of their studies, as well as their opinions, conclusions and recommendations with the UBC community. The reader should bear in mind that this is a student project/report and is not an official document of UBC. Furthermore readers should bear in mind that these reports may not reflect the current status of activities at UBC. We urge you to contact the research persons mentioned in a report or the SEEDS Coordinator about the current status of the subject matter of a project/report.”]

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