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    Microwaves usage across the EU alone emits as much carbon dioxide as nearly seven million cars according to a new study by The University of Manchester.

    Researchers at the University have carried out the first ever comprehensive study of the environmental impacts of microwaves, considering their whole life cycle, from ‘cradle to grave’.

    The study found:

    • Microwaves emit 7.7 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent per year in the EU. This is equivalent to the annual emissions of 6.8 million cars.

    FSLCI has announced the Call for Abstracts for the 1st Life Cycle Innovation Conference (LCIC 2018). To submit an abstract or workshop proposal, please make sure that you have read the list of themes and topics before submission.

    To start, please register yourself and your co-author(s) on the website. Once you have done so, you can select your name in the abstract or workshop submission form and complete the form. 

    For more information, click here: https://fslci.org/lcic2018/abstracts/

    With a large array of stakeholders, both individual and institutional, the Switzerland-based World Resources Forum (WRF) is a science-based platform for sharing knowledge on the economic, political, social and environmental implications of global resource use. The WRF has been engaged with the Life Cycle Initiative for some years, but this global multi-stakeholder platform has now taken our collaboration to the next level as the WRF has been elected to the Initiative’s Steering Committee.

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    The Life Cycle Association of New Zealand (LCANZ) was established in June 2009 to provide a focal point for Life Cycle Assessment and Management work conducted in New Zealand. Read more

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    GHG Footprints

    Work led by Landcare Research, supported by Plant and Food Research, AgriLINK New Zealand, and Massey University, produced an indicative sector carbon footprint for ZESPRI ® GREEN, GOLD and ORGANIC Kiwifruit for Zespri International Ltd and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.