Possibilities of Government’s Intervention on Canned Fish Industry based on LCA Approach.
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Nowadays, the competitiveness for industry is not only measured by the quality of product, but also its sustainability for the environment. Life cycle assessment (LCA) is tool for the systematic evaluation of the environmental aspects of a product or service system through all stages of its life cycle. In Indonesia, the application of LCA is quite narrow. Most of the researches and applications of LCA only involves the industry. Whereas government can plays a role in LCA applications. The aim of this study to identify the possibilities of government role on fish canning industries based on Life Cycle Assessment approach. A fish canning industry case is used in this study. In particular case used, the fish canning process is classified in 7 production subsystems. Reducing the environmental impact of fish canning industry could be undertaken by the industry itself and the government could support through rulemaking and regulations.