Commercial Furniture LCA: a case study of the Formway LIFE chair

    The purpose of this study was to develop an in-depth understanding of the life cycle environmental impacts associated with the Formway LIFE chair. The environmental impacts of raw materials and in particular aluminium were found to be most significant. The modelling approach used for recycled materials and recycling was very important. The study was published in the Int. Journal of Life Cycle Assessment (2008) 13: 401-411, and is available by contacting the author.