Container Flexitank's Life Cycle Analysis to Promote Environmental Sustainability
International Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Analysis
Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2017, Pages: 128-133
Received: Oct. 23, 2017; Published: Oct. 27, 2017
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Breno Gregório Lima, Stricto Sensu Institute of Post-Graduation in Law, Catholic University of Santos, Santos City, Brazil
Camila Papa Lopes, Institute of Human Sciences, Paulista University, Santos City, Brazil
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The present discussion addresses an environmentally relevant issue regarding the use of flexitank as a low cost, easy operation and safe option on container assiduity and physical integrity. However, it is questioned about disposal of this equipment. The objective is investigating flexitank impact disposal on global environment and relevant legislation. Compilation research based on bibliographic review of flexitank life cycle analysis in global container market. Analysis evidences flexitank de-characterization as packaging, since it constitutes a container accessory, deserves special attention of law to define a legal parameter of its use in a sustainable way, providing for situations such as reuse or material recycling, through characterization life cycle legal of flexitank which will certainly favor environment and international maritime law in containerized cargo transport.
Flexitank, Product Life Cycle, Environmental Sustainability, Maritime Legal Instruments
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Breno Gregório Lima, Camila Papa Lopes, Container Flexitank's Life Cycle Analysis to Promote Environmental Sustainability, International Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Analysis. Vol. 5, No. 5, 2017, pp. 128-133. doi: 10.11648/j.ijema.20170505.12
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