Tag Archive: Life cycle

Mar 19

Environmental benefits of recyclability – White paper with guidance, data sources, illustrative example

Recyclability and recoverability are the scope of EN 45555 (under development), following a mass-based approach. This White paper provides guidance on possible ways how to quantitatively consider in addition the net environmental benefits of recyclability and recoverability, complementing the mass-based approach. Possible data sources as well as a worked illustrative exmple complete this short white …

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Jan 13

Presentation at EcoBalance 2016, Kyoto, on LCA of Data Centres – relevance of use stage vs. production

maki staff has presented first results from LCA calculations of a generic data centre, with the focus on the relative relevance of use stage vs. production. Typically a rather small contribution of the production stage is found for primary energy consumption, below 20%, although weaknesses in background data (clean room production, high purity materials…) may …

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Sep 12

Improved Umbrella formula (UF+) and improved modular Integrated formula (mIF+)

After some improvement work in notations, grouping terms, and adding some more clarifications since July, we provide here an improved Umbrella formula (UF+), that allows by parametrisation to tailor a formula with specifc properties, including an improved Integated formula (IF+) – which we see conceptually as strong – but also several other formula. Access the …

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Jun 25

EcoBalance 2016 (3-6 Oct 2016; Kyoto, Japan) – registration open, special offer for FSLCI members

We are proud to again support this long-standing and important international, bi-annual conference on Life Cycle Assessment and related areas with Marc-Andree Wolf as invited member of the International Advisory Board and as abstract reviewer. Members of industry, government and advanced research bodies and consultants from all over Asia and in fact globally will meet …

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Sep 11

New maki staff publication: book chapter on Sustainable Consumption in LCA Compendium

Get the chapter here (free download): http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2F978-94-017-7221-1_13.pdf Marc-Andree Wolf and Kirana Chomkhamsri: From Sustainable Production to Sustainable Consumption. pp 169-194. In: Sonnemann G, Margni M (Eds): Life Cycle Management. In: Klöpffer W, Curran MA: LCA Compendium – The Complete World of Life Cycle Assessment. Springer, Dordrecht; 2015.

Sep 11

ICGSI 2015 in Thailand – meet us there

maki Consulting GmbH’s CEOs Marc-Andree Wolf and Kirana Wolf (nee Chomkhamsri) are holding invited presentations at the ICGSI 2015, from 8 to 10 November in Pattaya, Thailand: http://www.icgsi2015.eng.ku.ac.th/ Contact us to arrange for a meeting in Pattaya or Bangkok or to enquire about our services.

Apr 28

First ever, not-for-profit professional association for the global life cycle community formed – FSLCI

This is the first ever global and independent, professional association from and for life cycle practitioners: the new, not-for-profit “Forum for Sustainability through Life Cycle Innovation e.V.” (FSLCI – https://fslci.org), initiated by a group of open-minded renowned LCA experts from all over the world. It has the aim to be a forum for exchange of …

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Oct 13

Free White paper on the “Integrated formula” for modeling recycling, energy recovery and reuse in LCA

Please download from here the free White paper on the “Integrated formula” for modeling recycling, energy recovery and reuse in LCA, that has been developed by Marc-Andree Wolf of maki Consulting jointly with Kirana Chomkhamsri and Fulvio Ardente, interpreting and advancing the text of the Commission’s International Reference Life Cycle Data System (ILCD) Handbook. We …

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Oct 10

Meet us at the avniR Conference 2014 “Life Cycle in Practice”, 5-6 November 2014 in Nouveau Siècle, Lille, France

[avniR] Conference brings together experts, scientists, businesses and policy makers of a wide range of sectors: textiles, construction, food, transportation, etc.. over 2 days. The goal is to share and exchange the latest scientific advances and allow companies, including SMEs, to better understand the challenges of the Life Cycle Thinking and Life Cycle Assessment to …

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May 18

Free White paper by maki Consulting: “National LCA databases – status and ways towards interoperability”

Download the free White paper of May 2014 on “National LCA databases – status and ways towards interoperability“. It expands on a paper presented as invited speaker at the 11th APRSCP in Bangkok on 20 May 2014.

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