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Analyzing the life cycle of a product is one of the best ways to understand the impact of our consumption on the environment. In this assignment, you will research the series of steps that it takes to deliver a common product to the public and consider how consumers’ choices and behavior can contribute to or diminish environmental sustainability.
Select one of the following manufactured products: a computer, a piece of furniture, or a box of cereal.
Research the life cycle of your selected product using the internet, textbook, University Library, or other resources. Cite and reference at least two sources.
Analyze the environmental impact of the purchase or usage of the product you selected by completing the matrix below. Answer each question in the matrix with a 2- to 3-sentence response. Be sure to provide citations and references for the sources you use. A partial example has been provided for you.
Milk Facts. (n.d.). Yogurt Production. http://www.milkfacts.info/Milk%20Processing/Yogurt%20Production.htm
The California Dairy Press Room & Resources. (2020). Real California Milk Facts. http://www.californiadairypressroom.com/Press_Kit/Dairy_Industry_Facts
|Name of Product/Process:
Computer, furniture, or cereal