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GLOSSARY ITEM | 29 March 2021
Microalgae are microscopic eukaryotic organisms composed of single differentiated cells able to obtain energy using chromophores. Algae and algae products - Terms and definitions...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 29 March 2021
Algae, singular alga, members of a group of predominantly aquatic photosynthetic organisms of the kingdom Protista. Algae have many types of life cycles, and they range in size...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 26 January 2021
An incidental product deriving from a manufacturing process or chemical reaction, and not the primary product or service being produced. A by-product can be useful and marketable, or it can...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 26 January 2021
The biodegradable fraction of products, waste and residues from biological origin from agriculture, including vegetal and animal substances, from forestry and related industries, fisheries and aquaculture, as well as the biodegradable fraction...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
Any substance, material or object which the holder discards or intends or is required to discard. NOTES EU Waste Framework Directive (EU, 2008) also defines: -...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
Smallest element considered in the life cycle inventory analysis for which input and output data are quantified.
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
Systematic procedure to quantify the uncertainty introduced in the results of a life cycle inventory analysis due to the cumulative effects of model imprecision, input uncertainty and data variability. -...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
quantity of organic carbon present in a product. - Note 1 to entry: Total organic carbon is often determined as the carbon that is converted into carbon dioxide by combustion and which...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
Definition of aspects included or excluded from the study. For example, for a “cradle-to-grave” analysis, the system boundary should include all activities from the extraction of raw materials through the processing, distribution...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
Process of verifying that the information obtained from a sensitivity analysis is relevant for reaching the conclusions and for giving recommendations.