Announcing the newly elected LCSA Section Board
17 Jan 2023 in Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment (Life-cycle)
The LCSA Section held an election during December 2022 to vote its new Board. According to the results and after consultation with each nominee, the new Board is composed of: Chairs:David Font Vivanco (Eco Intelligent Growth, S.L.)Oludunsin Arodudu (State University of New York, College of...
Characterisation factors for the material footprint for ecoinvent 3.7.1/3.8+openLCA available
02 May 2022 in Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment (Life-cycle)
Dear colleagues, In process-based LCA, an analog implementation of the material footprint, which is commonly calculated with MRIO models, was lacking for some time. Thanks to the work by Mostert and Bringezu (2019), a list of 286 characterization factors for the material footprint of products and...
Call for Papers on the Special Issue of Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews -- Advanced life-cycle modeling of energy and agroecosystems
18 Sep 2020 in Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment (Life-cycle)
Call for Papers: Special Issue in advanced life-cycle modeling of energy and agroecosystems Special Issue Website: https://www.journals.elsevier.com/renewable-and-sustainable-energy-reviews/call-for-papers/advanced-life-cycle-modeling-of-energy-and-agroecosystems Life cycle assessment (LCA) has...
Webinar: Innovation in LCA of Emerging Technologies: Forum I
09 Jun 2020 in Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment (Life-cycle)
This webinar is co-hosted by ISIE, ISSST, ACLCA, and JIE at June 16th 11-12:30am EDT. It will provide a summary of the papers in recent JIE special issue: “Life Cycle Assessment for Emerging Technologies”. This is the first of a series of interactive webinars that promote discussions...
Winter school “Life Cycle Assessment - fundamentals and practise with OpenLCA" - January 20-24, Nantes (France)
29 Nov 2019 in Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment (Life-cycle)
This winter school is organized by IFSTTAR and IRSTEA, supported by EcoSD network, and hosted by the Scientific and Technical Research Institute on City (IRSTV). It is opened to 15 students from EcoSD network, IRSTV federation as well as to international collaborators of IRSTV, especially ISIE. The...
Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization (SNO) Annual Meeting: Call for Abstracts
17 Jun 2019 in Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment (Life-cycle)
Sustainable Nanotechnology Orgranization's Annual Meeting: Call for Abstracts Theme: Sustainable Nanotechnology in the 2020's Where: Bahia Resort Hotel, San Dieggo, CA When: November 7-9th 2019 For more information: http://www.susnano.org/SNO2019/conference-overview-2019.html
New Paper: LCA of Efficient, Effective Surgical Model
07 Dec 2017 in Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment (Life-cycle)
I'm very excited to share my new publication- "Cataract surgery and environmental sustainability: Waste and lifecycle assessment of phacoemulsification at a private healthcare facility." Healthcare emits 10% of the US's total greenhouse gases, yet environmental sustainability in medicine remains an...
American Academy of Ophthalmology Awards Best Paper for LCA of Cataract Surgery
21 Oct 2016 in Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment (Life-cycle)
Dr. Cassandra Thiel presented research on the waste generation and life cycle environmental emissions from cataract surgery in the US and India at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO). The work compared 5 medical facilities in the US with Aravind Eye Care...