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Public policy applications of life-cycle assessment

proceedings from the Workshop on Application of Life-Cycle Assessment to Public Policy , 14-19 August 1995, Wintergreen, Virginia, USA

by Workshop on Application of Life-Cycle Assessment to Public Policy (1995 Wintergreen, Va.)

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Published by Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry in Pensacola, FL, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental management -- Congresses.,
  • Product life cycle -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Environmental policy -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by David T. Allen ... [et al.].
    SeriesSETAC technical publications series
    ContributionsAllen, David T., SETAC (Society), SETAC Foundation for Environmental Education.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGE300 .W65 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL682593M
    ISBN 10188061118X
    LC Control Number97029289

    for life cycle assessment data, studies, some direct applications, and ILCD-based product-group specific guidance documents. Quality and consistency are essential in public policy and business context. This can be largely assured through ‗critical review‘ of the underlying data and of the Life Cycle AssessmentFile Size: KB. work for an integrated life-cycle-oriented product policy. In the work for the next framework research programme, LCA also has a prominent role in promoting competitive and sustain-able growth. The design and production of new products and materials should be based on a life-cycle assessment concept.

      In Peter Bridgman and Glyn Davis released the first edition of The Australian Policy Handbook, a guide developed to assist public servants to understand and develop sound public policy. The book includes a policy cycle model, developed by Bridgman and Davis, which portrays a number of cyclic logical steps for developing and iteratively.   Dear expert on life cycle analysis, We are conducting a research project on the use of life cycle analysis (LCA) in public policy. The research is funded by the Canadian.

    Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment. This section will focus on life cycle assessment (LCA) as currently existing and on life cycle sustainability assessment (LCSA) as a direction in which LCA is likely to develop. Promoting the existence and use of LC(S)A to the general public, including in evidence-based policy and regulatory decisions;. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a method for the assessment of the environmental impacts of products and services. The approach is holistic and applies a systems perspective, which means that different impacts on resources, human health and ecosystems that occur throughout the production, use and disposal of a product or service are addressed.


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This paper researches potential barriers that may be limiting the use of LCA in public policy development, and considers process opportunities to increase this application. Research presented in this paper is primarily derived Cited by: 9. Workshop on Application of Life-Cycle Assessment to Public Policy ( Wintergreen, Va.).

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reference to the impact assessment of policies, (ii) to provide discussion elements and inputs for enhancing the use of LCA along the different steps of the policy cycle. The. This book presents an overview and assessment of a relatively new area of environmental policy in Europe.

Whereas the more 'traditional' environment policy mainly deals with individual emissions, waste and substances, product policy is a more comprehensive approach addressing the environmental impacts of products during their whole life cycle.

Environmental Life Cycle Assessment is a pivotal guide to identifying environmental problems and reducing related impacts for companies and organizations in need of life cycle assessment (LCA). LCA, a unique sustainability tool, provides a framework that addresses a growing demand for practical technological solutions.

This book is a uniquely pedagogical while still comprehensive state-of-the-art description of LCA-methodology and its broad range of applications.

The five parts of the book conveniently provide: I) the history and context of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) with its central role as quantitative and scientifically-based tool supporting society’s.

Book Description. Environmental Life Cycle Assessment is a pivotal guide to identifying environmental problems and reducing related impacts for companies and organizations in need of life cycle assessment (LCA). LCA, a unique sustainability tool, provides a framework that addresses a growing demand for practical technological solutions.

These life-cycle assessment publications are now available on an invaluabel CD-ROM. 1) Public Policy Applications of Life-Cycle Assessment 2) Life Author: North American Streamlined LCA Workshop.

Introduces risk assessment with key theories, proven methods, and state-of-the-art applications Risk Assessment: Theory, Methods, and Applicationsremains one of the few textbooks to address current risk analysis and risk assessment with an emphasis on the possibility of sudden, major accidents across various areas of practicefrom machinery and manufacturing processes to.

The Application of Life-Cycle Assessment within a Public Policy Framework – Theory and Reality. 1 Introduction. Public policy is defined as “actions, decisions, statements, mandates, orders, or guidance taken by governmental entities that affect other governmental entities,Author: Christina V.

Seidel. This book outlines methodologies, approaches and tools for modelling chemicals in a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) perspective, covers advantages and drawbacks of applying LCA to chemical processes, and discusses the limitations of modeling the environmental and social impacts of chemical processes.

Phase of interpretation • Life Cycle Interpretation is a systematic technique to identify, quantify, check, and evaluate information from the results of the life cycle inventory and/or the life cycle impact assessment.

The results from the inventory analysis and impact assessment are summarized during the interpretation phase. Life cycle assessment is a technique for assessing the environmental aspects associated with a product over its life cycle. The most important applications are these: • analysis of the contribution of the life cycle stages to the overall environmental load, usually with the aim to prioritize improvements on products or processes.

Life Cycle Assessment, as defined by SETAC, is “a process to evaluate the environmental burdens associated with a product, process, or activity by identifying and quantifying energy and materials used and wastes released to the environment; to assess the impact of those energy and material uses and releases to the environment; and to identify and evaluate opportunities to Cited by:   Book Chapter (2) Dissertation/Thesis: Using life cycle assessment to inform nanotechnology research and development.

None Lloyd SM: Lloyd SM. Using life cycle assessment to inform nanotechnology research and development. Ph.D. Dissertation. Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, R The policy cycle has thus been cast as steps that display the sequential flow depicted by Jones's approach to public policy: Agenda setting: Problems are defined and issues are raised.

Gatekeepers filter out those which well be given attention by either the executive or. Life cycle assessment (LCA) is the calculation and evaluation of the environmentally relevant inputs and outputs and the potential environmental impacts of the life cycle of a product, material or service.

The life cycle consists of the technical system of processes and transport routes used at, or needed for, raw materials extraction, production. 4 Life Cycle Impact Assessment 67 Manuele Margni and Mary Ann Curran. 5 Sourcing Life Cycle Inventory Data Mary Ann Curran. 6 Software for Life Cycle Assessment Andreas Ctroth.

Part 2: LCA Applications. 7 Modeling the Agri-Food Industry with Life Cycle Assessment Bruno Notarnicola, Giuseppe Tassielli and Pietro A. RenzulliAuthor: Mary Ann Curran.

The content of the book was designed with a certain flow in mind. After a high level overview to describe current views and state-of-the-practice of LCA, it presents chapters that address specific LCA methodological issues including creating life cycle inventory, life cycle impact assessment, and capturing eco-systems services.Life-cycle assessment or life cycle assessment (LCA, also known as life-cycle analysis) is a methodology for assessing environmental impacts associated with all the stages of the life-cycle of a commercial product, process, or service.

For instance, in the case of a manufactured product, environmental impacts are assessed from raw material extraction and processing (cradle). Book Chapter (2) Dissertation/Thesis: Lloyd SM. Using life cycle assessment to inform nanotechnology research and development. Ph.D.

Dissertation. Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, R (Final) not available: Dissertation/Thesis (1) Journal Article: Lloyd SM, Lave LB.