Life Cycle Assessment

A Simple Explanation

Great video published by braskemsa on YouTube

Trusted Sources

Life Cycle Initiative… “provides a global forum to ensure a science-based, consensus-building process to support decisions and policies towards the shared vision of sustainability as a public good”. https://www.lifecycleinitiative.org/about/about-lci/

International Life Cucle Academy… “to promote the use and good practice of life-cycle based sustainability assessment worldwide through the furthering of theoretical and practical educational activities to the highest scientific and ethical standards”. https://ilca.es/about-us/our-mission/

Tools

Handbook https://eplca.jrc.ec.europa.eu/uploads/ILCD-Handbook-General-guide-for-LCA-DETAILED-GUIDANCE-12March2010-ISBN-fin-v1.0-EN.pdf

Software https://www.pre-sustainability.com/sustainability-consulting/sustainable-practices/custom-sustainability-software

Software http://www.openlca.org/

Other Goodies

Standardized method for calculating and reporting estimates of plastic and microplastic leakage. https://quantis-intl.com/plastic-leak-project-guidelines-press-release/

LCA of buildings. http://www.carbonleadershipforum.org/projects/lca-practice-guide/