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SUPP publications plastic bags Single-use plastic products and their alternatives life cycle assessment on how to address them (with more to come soon!) plastic bottles Now available: three reports covering plastic take-away food packaging three groups of products with recommendations from e-learning Iniciar o curso! commencar el curso Start the course! Commencer le cours! Novo! Plastics Guidance Watch the webinar video Just published by UNEP, IUCN and Life Cycle Initiative A common methodological framework to enable countries
to prioritize interventions to abate plastic pollution
"National Guidance for Plastic Pollution Hotspotting and Shaping Action" access the guidance
LCNet We just published the LC Net Nov/Dec edition! - Watch recorded webinars on plastic product pollution - LC Initiative's e-learning courses on LCT Read the LC Net - Creation of a Global Life Cycle Impact Assessment Method - National LCA Database Development Guidance - events, jobs, project feedback, and more Annual report Our 2019 Progress Report is out! what we achieved over the past year Read about our progress Read about our projects and e-learning Continue your life cycle learning with us:! LCT in Policy Decision-making Both courses are available in English and Spanish. LCT in Business Decision-making Slide The new SCP-HAT online tool reveals unsustainable consumption and production hotspots in 3 modules Use SCP-HAT Country profiles | SCP hotspots | National data system cases finca-villa-rica-life cycle thinking case study Looking for the LCT business case? Click Here for our new publication video overview Check out the Life Cycle Initiative overview video and share it with colleagues!

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