LCA

    LCANZ AGM Presentations

    The presentations from the LCANZ AGM are available now! View them on the LCANZ AGM event.

    Associate Professor/Professor in Environmental Management

    Massey University has a position available for a senior academic in Environmental Management. This is a permanent position based on Palmerston North, and the successful candidate will work on agricultural and environmental management issues. More details at:

    http://massey-careers.massey.ac.nz/9481/associate-professor-professor-in-environmental-management

    Award-winning product designer David Trubridge and thinkstep are first to register an EPD in the new Australasian Programme

    Internationally renowned product designer David Trubridge and sustainability expert thinkstep have announced the registration of the first Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) under the Australasian EPD® Programme.

    NZ Whole Building Whole of Life Framework research - request for information/data

    BRANZ has been engaged in work to develop the NZ Whole Building Whole of Life Framework, which aims to facilitate use of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) as a tool for calculating environmental impacts of buildings.  As part of this research, BRANZ has developed a number of (currently draft) “Scenario” spreadsheets which aim to provide generic information and data to inform LCAs of buildings, help fill data gaps, provide a basis for testing significance of stages of the building life cycle, and facilitate a more consistent approach to LCA of buildings in NZ.

    LCANZ AGM and SBN "BIG Think" Workshop

    Please join us for this year’s LCANZ AGM on 28th July in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Before attending the AGM we invite you to a workshop (“The BIG Think”) for LCANZ members with the Sustainable Business Network (SBN) about new approaches to business transformation.

    Your feedback sought: e-waste, agrichemicals, tyres and refrigerants

    You are invited to share your views on whether Government should intervene to improve the management of four product waste streams - electrical and electronic equipment (e-waste); tyres; agrichemicals and farm plastics; and refrigerants and other synthetic greenhouse gases.

    National LCA databases worldwide - Free White paper with survey results and recommendations

    The results of the recent survey and the extended analysis and recommendations for developing successful national LCA databases and towards global LCA data interoperability are online now!  The White Paper also contains an annex with the detailed replies by all 15 National LCA databases that have participated in this comprehensive survey. 

    ALCAS Roundtable and Webinar: Soil Quality Indicators in LCA

    The Australian Life Cycle Assessment Society (ALCAS) would like to advise you of a Roundtable / Webinar on “Soil quality indicators in LCA”, to be held in Canberra on 8-9 April. 
    The workshop will bring together soil scientists and environmental life cycle assessment (LCA) researchers to discuss how soil quality can be represented in product life cycle environmental assessment.

    Get Involved in the Australasian EPD Scheme project

    Enviromark Solutions Limited has been appointed as the Project Manager to develop the Australasian Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) Scheme based on the International EPD® System, on behalf of LCANZ in New Zealand and ALCAS in Australia.

    New Zealand Whole Building Whole of Life Framework - Reporting. Comments welcome

    BRANZ has been undertaking important research into development of a New Zealand Whole Building Whole of Life Framework with the aim of providing more of a level playing field to environmental assessment of buildings, and the contribution made by products, based on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA).

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