Life Cycle Assessment of the Australian/New Zealand plasterboard industry

This report documents the environmental impacts of plasterboard in Australia and New Zealand over its whole life cycle and can be used as a benchmarking study. Data was provided by the Gypsum Board Manufacturers of Australasia (GBMA) member companies. The functional unit is “1 tonne of plaster used in the production of plasterboards”. The report “Sustainability in the Australian and New Zealand Gypsum Board Industry” is available from GBMA member websites.

Prepared by Scion (2008)


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