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5 Roads to Circular Economy Part II: Product as a Service
In a circular economy, the intention is to produce no waste or pollution. Instead, products, parts and materials are used, cared for, repaired, reused and recycled as much as possible. This requires new and innovative approaches to business, and assessment methods such as LCA to measure the effect. In our circular economy miniseries, we’ll address five ways to apply the circular economy and lca in your business. Today: product as a service.
Why Food And Beverage LCAs Are Difficult To Do
Compared to several other sectors, such as the packaging, household and personal care, transport and building sectors, food and beverage LCA are only just catching up. What is it about the food and beverage sector that makes it so difficult to do good LCAs?
Whitepaper On The SimaPro 8 Calculation Engine
To keep up with the increasing size and complexity of LCA databases, we have overhauled the SimaPro calculation engine. Download the whitepaper to read about the new engine and compare the new and old engines.
SimaPro 8 | What is new in SimaPro 8?
PRé is proud to present the new release of SimaPro 8 equipped with an updated database that includes ecoinvent v3. The most important improvements are the introduction of ecoinvent 3 and of regionalized water footprint methods, the update of existing impact assessment methods, and a significantly quicker calculation engine. Please read the report for more details.
Free PROSUITE Handbook Now Available Online
Assessing the sustainability impacts of technology poses unique challenges. The PROSUITE group has developed a novel methodology to help you meet these challenges, and is now making the PROSUITE Handbook available to sustainability professionals and non-technical users at no cost.
Water Use Modelling With ecoinvent v3 Opens New Possibilities
A presentation by ecoinvent about increased focus on water use impacts, new LCIA methodologies and data on water withdrawel.
Ecoinvent Methodology Report 2013
The Swiss Centre for Life Cycle Inventories (the ecoinvent Centre) has the mission to promote the use and good practice of life cycle inventory analysis through supplying life cycle inventory (LCI) data to support assessment of the environmental and socio-economic impact of decisions. This report describes the general structure of the ecoinvent database.
ReCiPe Report
Recipe is a life cycle impact assessment method which comprises harmonised category indicators at the midpoint and the endpoint level
Swiss Input Output library
What are the environmental impacts of Swiss consumption and production patterns? Developing and applying a methodology for answering this question is the main topic of this report.
EU and DK Input Output library
This database manual contains 4 reports generated for the ForWast project, which was focusing on the overall mapping of physical flows and stocks of resources to forecast waste quantities in Europe and identify life‐cycle environmental stakes of waste prevention and recycling. It was executed as a 6th Framework Programme project.
A brief on the European Commission’s Product Environmental Footprint Guide
The European Commission released the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) Guide in April, 2013, along with the Organizational Environmental Footprint (OEF) Guide, under the premise of the “Single Market for Green Products Initiative.” The objective is to support a single metric for a single market, thus enhancing transparency and fair competition.
Environmental footprint of water purification
CASE STUDY | PRé offered Sustainable Brands Innovation Open winner Ecofiltro a complimentary life cycle assessment of its water filtration systems. We also compared Ecofiltro's method to other methods of water purification available in Guatemala.
TRAINING
Jun 19-20 | SimaPro and LCA: essentials
Jun 19-21 | SimaPro and LCA: in-depth
Sep 25-26 | SimaPro and LCA: essentials
Sep 25-27 | SimaPro and LCA: in-depth
Oct 17-18 | Product Environmental Footprint
Nov 20-21 | SimaPro and LCA: essentials
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