Energy and Transport data for PEF/OEF studies
PEF SERIES | The Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) approach is game-changing in product assessment. This week, we give a short update on the first building block towards EF-compliant data, the energy and transport data
Guidance For Modelling The Use Stage
PEF SERIES | The use stage of products is a challenge for LCA: the impact can be high, and the underlying assumptions uncertain. PEF provides guidance to PEFCR developers on how to deal with use-stage modelling and reporting. Read on to learn more.
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.
Global Guidance for LCIA Indicators and Methods - Towards Standardisation and Communication
Standardisation of LCIA methods was the focus of this year's SETAC Pellston Workshop. The results: big steps towards consensus on recommended indicators, which will make doing, interpreting and communicating LCA results easier and more efficient.
3D Printing Guarantees Efficiency: Myth Or Not?
A 3D-printed object is created with no waste material at all, in contrast to other industrial manufacturing processes. Does that mean 3D printing really is a perfect solution for efficiency? Read this month’s Sustainability Mythbusters.