June 13, 2019

There has never been a more exciting time to be a LCA practitioner in Australia!  Life cycle thinking, LCA and material flow analysis is increasingly at the forefront for industry and consumers and we work toward informed and holistic solutions and a more sustainable A...

June 11, 2019

Version 29 of AusLCI data promised at this year’s conference is released and ready for distribution.

For those using software please contact your software provider to check how to get it.

We are doing some maintenance on the AusLCI website so the web accessible individua...

June 11, 2019

The next ALCAS LCA webinar program will be held on 19th of June at 12pm EST  

The webinar is free to all students and all ALCAS members - non-students are welcome.

The format for the webinar will be in three parts: 

1.            LCA Expert Presentation ( 20 mins) –...

June 11, 2019

Life cycle assessment should be an integral part of engineering education for sustainability.  This is not the case in all Australian degrees, but is normal in northern Europe, as reflected in a new textbook for undergraduate and Masters students. 

Greg Peters and...

June 11, 2019

Kyle O’Farrell is a Certified LCA Practitioner and Principal Environmental Consultant at Envisage Works environmental consultancy. Envisage Works consults across a wide range of areas including material and product and recovery studies, material flow analysis (MFA), li...

June 11, 2019

Washington Governor Jay Inslee has recently signed a bill that allows the composting of human remains within the state as an alternative to green burials and cremation. It is the only state in the US—and possibly the only government in the world—to explicitly allow "na...

June 11, 2019

Luxury brand AERA has launched a new shoe collection that its team of designers say is carbon-negative. The AERA line is a concept developed by prominent fashion executive Tina Bhojwani, footwear designer Jean-Michel Cazabat and entrepreneur Alvertos Revach. They teame...

June 11, 2019

Pankow foundation has released three reports to help the buildings sector estimate embodied carbon in mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems in office buildings and for tenant improvement projects. The three reports, which address commercial office buildings and...

June 11, 2019

In a paper published in the Journal of Cleaner Production, researchers at the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub (CSHub) examined the use-phase of pavements to study the many factors that influence its environmental footprint. Their work finds that the use phase of paveme...

June 6, 2019

Earlier this year, EPD Australasia announced the publication of the 50th Environmental Product Declaration (EPD). This milestone was claimed by Tasman Insulation New Zealand for their EPD of Pink® Batts® glass wool insulation segments, blankets and boards.

“Tasman Insul...

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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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