publication . Bachelor thesis . 2013

LCA of Egg Phospholipids

Berggren, Anders;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: KTH, Industriell ekologi
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Egg phospholipids are a group of fats or lipids in the egg yolk, commonly used as emulsifiers in the chemical industry to facilitate the dissolving of substances. The pharmaceutical company Fresenius-Kabi manufactures this product and seeks a better understanding of the product’s major environmental impacts in order to comply with the ISO 14001 requirements, communicate its environmental performance and choose raw materials that result in lower environmental impacts. The aim of this study is to quantify and identify environmental impacts that occur in the life cycle of Fresenius-Kabi’s egg phospholipids product, and to suggest improvements on how the impacts cou...
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