Tag: Life cycle

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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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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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.

International Conference “Sustainable Agriculture, Food and Energy” (SAFE) – Bali, Indonesia from 17-19 Sept 2014; Abstracts until 15 July

You may want to hear about the latest progress in technology and research in sustainable agriculture and contribute your own expertise and experience at the 2014 International Conference “Sustainable Agriculture, Food and Energy” (SAFE) – Bali, Indonesia from 17-19 Sept 2014: http://safe2014.safetainability.org/. Deadline for abstracts is 15 July 2014. The theme of SAFE2014 is “Global Action For Sustainable …

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Meet us at the LCA Agri-Food Asia and ICGSI in Bangkok, 22-23 May 2014

LCA in the agri-food sector has developed rapidly, in particular for sustainable agriculture, sustainable intensification of food production systems, innovation technology of low-carbon products and for guiding consumers toward more sustainable food-consumption patterns (e.g. via carbon and environmental footprint labels). LCA Agri-food Asia has emerged to serve as the forum for experience sharing and collaborative research …

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EcoBalance 2014 (27-30 Oct 2014; Tsukuba, Japan) – call for abstracts open until 25 March

We are proud to again support this long-standing and important international, bi-annual conference on Life Cycle Assessment and related areas as selected member of the International Advisory Board. Members of industry, government and advanced research bodies and consultants will meet this year to exchange experience on how to “Create benefits through life cycle thinking”. The …

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Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) call for food and drink is out

The call for volunteers to develop product- and sector-specific rules for feed, food, drinks and related products and organisations is now open. Applications are open until the 28th of March 2014, 17h CET. Details about the call can be read on the Environmental Footprint website of the European Commission’s DG Environment at http://ec.europa.eu/environment/eussd/smgp/

Commissioner Potočnik about the new environmentalism

Speech delivered in Scottland, today: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-13-554_en.htm

Survey by maki on LCI data for ICT industry – open till early July 2013

How is the life cycle data situation for Information and Communication Industry (ICT) products and organisations? What does industry needs, what do data developers and available EPDs offer already? Please contact us to receive weblink and login. Invitation has been sent out widely, though. Please excuse in case you have not received it directly.

Blog upcoming

maki Blog in preparation – with updates on life cycle topics ranging from PEF/OEF, standardization developments, ILCD data news, to conferences and other news