consecutive and interlinked stages of the object of consideration
For consideration of environmental impacts (22.214.171.124) (126.96.36.199) and environmental aspects (188.8.131.52) (184.108.40.206), the life cycle comprises all stages, from raw material (ISO 6707‑1:2004, 6.1.1) acquisition or generation of natural resources to final disposal (3.13.2).
For consideration of economic impacts (3.21.2) and economic aspects (3.14.1), in terms of costs (ISO 6707‑1:2004, 9.3.86), the life cycle comprises all stages from construction (ISO 6707‑1:2004, 7.1.1) to decommissioning. A period of analysis (3.30) can be chosen to be different from the life cycle. See ISO 15686‑5.