While recyclability is already a familiar concept to many consumers from the media, only a few are familiar with the impact categories of the simplified life cycle analysis.
Therefore, their impact categories are explained here in the following.
Further information can be found in the source used:
European Commission, Recommendation 2013/179/EU on the use of common methods to measure and communicate the life cycle environmental performance of products and organisations, Off. J. Eur. Union, 56 (2013) 210.