December 6, 2019

A group of scientists, led by Laurence Smith of Cranfield University, conducted a life cycle study on organic crop production and found that certain foods require more land or transport when they are produced organically, making conventional production more green in so...

December 6, 2019

thinkstep has designed a software tool which can help companies to design sustainable packaging. The GaBi Packaging Calculator (GPC) is a web-based configuration tool specifically made for the requirements of the packaging industry.  The software allows packaging desig...

December 6, 2019

Encouraged by the success of the conference series on Sustainable Development of Energy Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES), a regional biannual series targeting the Asia Pacific region (AP SDEWES conferences) have been initiated, with first conference to be held in...

December 6, 2019

The ResponsibleSteel Standard, the world’s first international, multi-stakeholder standard for responsible production for steel making and processing sites, was officially launched today at ResponsibleSteel’s Forum II in Wollongong, Australia.

The steel industry current...

December 6, 2019

ALCAS is pleased to introduce our newest board member.

Chalaka Fernando is a sustainability practitioner with over 15 years corporate and academic experience.  Currently completing his PhD in Systems and Manufacturing Engineering at ANU in Canberra, Chalaka holds a BSc...

December 6, 2019

The "fast fashion" industry is producing ever greater piles of unnecessary waste.  One of the key barriers to the recycling of textile waste is the problem of mixed fibre materials.  Not only are fibres frequently blended together within products (e.g. polyester-cotton...

December 6, 2019

Life Cycle Initiative have just published volume 2 of the Global Guidance on Life Cycle Impact Assessment report.

This is a continuation of a series of reports aimed a life cycle practitioners and method developers, with this volume focussed on Acidification & Eutrophic...

December 6, 2019

NSW Department of Primary Industries is seeking expressions of interest from people to undertake a PhD in comparing the consequences of a change in irrigated cotton and dairy production to the water footprint of these industries. This is an industry-funded project and...

December 6, 2019

Kelly Taylor, EPD Australasia Programme Manager recently attended the 8th Annual EPD Stakeholder conference in Bilbao, Spain. The conference saw more than 60 participants from around the world with strong industry representation.

The focus this year was on two main area...

December 6, 2019

ALCAS invites LCA practitioners, developers and users to participate in the 2020 joint IELab-ALCAS Conference.  Over two days (3-5 February 2020) in the beautiful Blue Mountains of NSW, this conference will address ways to community awareness and usage of LCA and Indus...

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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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