PRé and SAC Develop Tailored Tools for Sustainable Product Development
CASE | For the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, a global alliance of apparel, footwear and home textile companies, PRé developed three tools for sustainable product development. The tools focus on material sustainability, ecodesign and data gathering.
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.
LCA Interpretation And Communication Standardisation
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.
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 mor