Material Flow Analysis (MFA)

Material flow analysis (MFA) is a method to describe and analyze the material and energy balance of a firm, a region, or a nation. It is based on the law of matter conservation and is defined by a geographic system boundary, a time span within which the analysis is per- formed, processes which depict human activities, and flows of goods, matter, or energy between these processes.


Editor(s):
Fogel, Daniel S.
Butler Harrington, Lisa M.
Fredericks, Sarah E.
Spellerberg, Ian
Published in:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability, 6, 242–248
Year:
2012
Publisher:
Berkshire Publishing Group
ISBN:
978-1-933782-40-9
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