|The production of olive oil constitutes one of the main traditional agricultural practices for many
The total amount of olive oil production mounts approximately at 430.000 tones per year
in Greece, 950.000 tones in Spain and 7.500 tones in Cyprus.
Olive oil is a valuable commodity with a high nourishing
value; however its production techniques generate several negative environmental impacts mainly due to the production
of waste, the excessive usage of energy and water etc.
|The ECOIL project is co-financed by the European Commission’s environmental instrument, the LIFE programme.
|The application of Life Cycle Assessment for the eco-production of olive oil, the determination of the
parameters that cause major negative environmental impacts and the overall improvement of the olive oil production cycle.
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|Technical University of Crete