The purpose of this brochure is to introduce a life cycle approach as one means
to help us recognize opportunities, balance opportunities with risks and make
choices that contribute value to our economies, our natural environments, and
Reading this brochure will help you understand what a life cycle approach
means and how individuals, businesses, and governments take that approach. It
also illustrates the benefits and suggests where you can find out more!
This publication is also available in: French,