This article conducts a bibliometric study on the topics; circular economy and life cycle assessment, looking for publications that cover the subject and make a network map of the main authors cited through the evaluation of 339 publications. The research was carried out through bibliometric analysis in the Scopus database, in the period from 2010 to 2020. It is observed that the topic addressed is inserted in the most diverse branches of industrial activities, such as; solar photovoltaic, solvent, food and many other segments. The result of this work may contribute to new research in the area of ??circular economics and life cycle assessment, since bibliometric analysis allows to draw a list of the main publications based on the construction of a theoretical framework.
PALAVRAS-CHAVE: circular economy; life cycle assessment; bibliometrics.