MFA within a decision support model

Material Flow Analysis
Source: Roland Clift, Warren Mellor, Elizabeth Williams, Adisa Azapagicb and Gary Stevens. CHAMP:– a new approach to modelling material recovery, re-use, recycling and reverse logistics.

This diagram shows how Material Flow Analysis could be incorporated into a decision-making scheme by also including information the substances. 

The modelling approach – CHAMP : CHAin Management of Products – applies the ideas of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) but goes further in describing possible different uses as a material passes through an Industrial Ecology.

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