December 11, 2018

ALCAS is extremely pleased to welcome Holcim as the platinum sponsor for the 10th Biannual ALCAS Conference to be held 4-6 March 2019 in Cronulla.  

Holcim has been delivering construction materials in Australia since 1901, originally serving the industry under the...

December 10, 2018

The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) are supporting the ALCAS Conference by offering Sustainable Development (SD) CPD points to participants.  

Points are awarded as follows:

Day 1 workshops:         2 SD points per workshop

Day 2 & 3:...

December 6, 2018

A new study from the European Environment Agency (EEA) supports the Danish Climate Council life cycle report that the battery electric vehicle (BEV) stands out as a clear winner on a comparison of total vehicle lifetime emissions of different vehicle types. The report...

December 6, 2018

The Global CO2 Initiative, which was launched at the 2016 World Economic Forum, has published Life Cycle and Techno-economic Assessment Guidelines.  These guidelines are founded on the belief that LCA is necessary to prove that a technology could contribution to the mi...

December 6, 2018

A recent life cycle study from the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering found that the co-treatment of acid mine drainage (AMD) and resulting 'produced' water from the hydrofracture of oil and natural gas deposits, may not only solve two environmental...

December 5, 2018

The deadline for abstracts for the 4-6 March 2019 LCA Conference has been extended to 16 December 2018.  We urge you to take this opportunity to share your knowledge, research and projects with the wider LCA and sustainability community!
As LCA expands its impact on...

December 5, 2018

A webinar on Thursday 29th November 2018 at 1pm AEST outlined the basics of Environmental Product Declaration (EPDs).


  • Stephen Mitchell – Australasian EPD Programme;

  • Rob Rouwette – Start2See;

  • Jeff Vickers – thinkstep ANZ

The webinar covered:

  • ...

December 5, 2018

ALCAS is introducing a new BarCamp format at the upcoming 2019 LCA Conference to be held 4-6 March 2019.  The idea is to encourage interaction and engagement to ensure that all attendees get the most out of the opportunity.

Every conference participant will have 30...

December 5, 2018

Updated Dec 12 2018:  Jori Coustillas, Product Owner from Pré will now be presenting at the ALCAS Conference instead of Eric Mieras as previously announced.

ALCAS have announced that Olivier Jolliet, co-initiator of UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative, and Eric Mieras...

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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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