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GLAD Is Great: About the Global LCA Access to Data Initiative

LCA data standards have always been a tricky topic – to come to an alignment, many parties need to be on the same page. Ever since life cycle thinking started, attempts to find consensus have been unsuccessful. We’re glad that we now have GLAD.

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Towards Global Guidance for LCIA Indicators and Methods – Pellston Workshop

After a period in which many people worked hard to make LCA easier to do and interpret, the latest developments are mostly focused at making LCA more efficient by standardization. An important initiative is the Flagship 1b project of UNEP SETAC Life Cycle Initiative, which aims at a global consensus and guidance for a limited …

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Developments in LCA in the Food Industry

Food LCAs could offer excellent improvement opportunities. However, agricultural data is very complex. Harmonisation and transparency in methods and data are the answer. Many excellent initiatives are working towards this right now. Read on to find out more.

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Measuring The Environmental Footprint Of Organisations In The PEF Initiative

The Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) approach is game-changing in product assessment. This week, we discuss how the same principles can be used to evaluate the environmental footprint of organisations.

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The Importance Of LCA Data Standards And Alignment

LCA standards will continue to proliferate as long as there is no consensus on nomenclature and data quality criteria. This recurring problem is currently receiving attention again. Read on to learn about the initiatives working to solve it.

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Life Cycle Assessment, When is it Good Enough?

LCAs need to have a certain level of precision before their results can tell you anything useful. But how do you know whether you’ve reached that level? What is the best balance of effort and detail, considering your goals and the data’s uncertainty?

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Five ways to circular economy: Sharing platforms

The circular economy aims to produce no waste – by reusing, repairing and recycling materials in the highest possible quality, all measurable with LCA. An excellent way to get more use out of items is to share them.

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