Tag Archives: ecopoints
During the first week of October, Edge Environment’s Director Jonas Bengtsson presented at the 8th International Conference on LCA in the Food industry. This conference continued its growth trend, with over 430 participants, a great increase over the last Conference in 2010 in Bari, Italy with 272 attendants. While the usual topics such as [...]
In the last few months there have been major advances in the way Australian building products can be assessed and compared for their environmental credentials. Edge Environment have played a significant role in these developments. To-date, building products and materials have primarily been assessed and promoted with individual environmental claims like “recycled”, “recyclable”, “FSC Certified”, “non-toxic”, “natural”, “renewable”, “low VOC” etc. This approach is too [...]
Woven Image is an international textile design company specialising in textiles for commercial interiors, including offices, hotels, restaurants, airports and theatres. Woven Image are working with Edge Environment to integrate life cycle thinking across their supply chain. First out, Woven Image selected the EchoPanel product ranges for life cycle assessment (LCA) to identify opportunities to [...]
Weighting for LCA based Tools, Methods and Ecolabels – Practical but Contentious! Edge Environment paper for the 7th Australian Conference on Life Cycle Assessment in March 2011: This paper explores the derivation and use of weighting factors to interpret LCIA results from midpoint impact measures to a final score. The different methods used internationally are [...]
Sustainability Considerations in Structural Design Edge Environment poster for the 7th Australian Conference on Life Cycle Assessment in March 2011.