Life cycle assessment of second generation (2G) and third generation (3G) mobile phone networks

The environmental performance of presently operated GSM and UMTS networks was analysed concentrating on the environmental effects of the End-of-Life (EOL) phase using the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) method. The study was performed based on comprehensive life cycle inventory and life cycle modelling. The environmental effects were quantified using the IMPACT2002+ method. Based on technological forecasts, the environmental effects of forthcoming mobile telephone networks were approximated.


Published in:
Environment International, 32, 656-675
Year:
2006
Publisher:
Elsevier
ISSN:
0160-4120
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