LCANZ Projects

    Category: Other

    Life Cycle Impact Assessment (LCIA)

    Life Cycle Impact Assessment (LCIA) translates resource use and emissions into potential environmental impacts. In doing so, it extends a Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) to consider the likely effects that a product or service may have on the natural environment.

    Category: Other

    Environmental impact categories commonly used in LCA have been summarised by members of the LCANZ Best Practice Working Group (including Kimberly Robertson, Carla Coelho, Dave Drysdale, Simon Love, James McDevitt and John Andrews). The summaries include information on the cause, outcomes and the relevance to New Zealand.

    Please click on the links in the sections below to dowload a PDF for each of the following impact categories:

    Category: Other

    The feasibility study will define the work required for development of an operational database, supporting review process, and ongoing maintenance.

    The results of the feasibility study will be developed as a detailed proposal that can be submitted to potential funders.

    The group conducting the study includes the LCANZ Inventory Working Group in conjunction with a Project Management Group comprising representatives from the agricultural sector, building/construction sector, forestry sector, government, academia, and LCA practitioners.