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Life cycle analysis of palm oil

Cheah, Zong Shen (2014) Life cycle analysis of palm oil. Faculty of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Pahang.

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Abstract

This paper present the Life Cycle Analysis studies of Palm oil in Malaysia. This research focus on three activity of the palm oil industry, the plantation activities of palm oil industry, the process and production of the Crude Palm Oil with the Palm Oil Mill Effluent treatment and the transportation process involved. Oil palm is one of the planting crops with the highest oil yield. Oil palm plantation is very common in Malaysia and Indonesia where both are the major exporter country of palm oil. Palm oil and its by-products have a lot different usage and contribution to the industry and the related co-industry. This has generated a significant amount of economic surplus of foreign investment into the nation domestically. The activity involving planting and harvesting of palm oil to the manufacturing of products and usage of palm oil product has alert a lot different party as palm oil is an oil based products, if not handle properly it may lead to a very serious environmental impact. This has resulted in a damaged ecosystem and may lead to a domino effect to the surrounding system and most likely would create a negative cycle where the negative impact would affect the life and health of mankind. Finding from this work is vital to estimate the damage or effect of palm oil industry to the environment and the possibility solution to mitigate the effect or recycle the waste to gain profit instead of leasing to the environment and create a pollution scenario so that the sustainable of the system is retained

Item Type: Undergraduates Project Papers
Additional Information: Faculty of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering Project paper (Bachelor of Chemical Engineering) -- Universiti Malaysia Pahang – 2014, SV: DR. JULIUS GIMBUN, NO. CD: 8604
Uncontrolled Keywords: Palm oil
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering
Depositing User: Nik Ahmad Nasyrun Nik Abd Malik
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2015 06:05
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2018 04:59
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/9230
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