March 30, 2020

Professional Development Committee Report - March 2020

Due to COVID19 we have announced that all Certified Practitioner exams are on hold until further notice.

Unfortunately we cannot provide a proctor who is able to meet with applicants.  We apologise and will be monito...

March 30, 2020

AusLCI Report - March 2020

The Australian Life Cycle Inventory database (AusLCI) will surely have new data on water and wastewater supply, including a combined water and water supply process comparing how much water is consumed in households versus what’s disposed to se...

March 30, 2020

Impact Assessment Committee (IAC) Report - March 2020

In 2016, the IAC developed Best Practice Impact Assessment  Guidelines  for Australian processes or products (when most of the product life cycle is within Australia). These were updated most recently in 2018.

Recentl...

March 30, 2020

Member & Advocacy Committee (MAC) Report - March 2020

The MAC works with Movers and Shapers on communications activities. The number of newsletters has been reduced to three, to align with the cycle of ALCAS board meetings. And so, one of the new items in this newslette...

March 30, 2020

Message from the President

It is hard to know what to write about in this time of utter upheaval in all our lives. After a brutal summer, we are now well into a brutal autumn, though for very different reasons. Given that the ALCAS board and committees have always large...

December 10, 2019

That was the question that LCANZ asked in November, when it held its 10th Anniversary Summit in Auckland. thinkstep-anz’s Barbara Nebel was a keynote speaker and reflected on 50 years of LCA globally and her 10 years as President of LCANZ. During this time, she initiat...

December 10, 2019

The Australian Government’s Carbon Neutral certification (NCOS) has been re-launched as Climate Active . Climate Active has announced that applications for carbon neutral certification will require a ‘Registered Consultant’ with relevant expertise either prepare the in...

December 8, 2019

Dear ALCAS members and friends,  

Thank you for your continued support for ALCAS. I would like to take this opportunity to let you know that we have two new board members: Richard Haynes and Chalaka Fernando. Richard and Chalaka will be great assets to ALCAS, extending...

December 8, 2019

Industry associations are harnessing their collective power to develop information about the environmental impact of their products. The Galvanizers Association of Australia (GAA) recently published an EPD produced by thinkstep-anz that covers a range of steel products...

December 8, 2019

Asaleo Care has become the first tissue manufacturer in the region to publish Environmental Product Declarations. Asaleo Care commissioned Environmental Product Declarations from thinkstep-anz to identify environmental hotspots across their lifecycle of some of their m...

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ALCAS Updates

If you are an LCA Professional with an interest in working overseas, this job may be for you.  Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg Sweden...

April 1, 2019

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