LCA (Life Cycle Assessment) Training Kit Material
This training kit presents the central messages of Life Cycle Assessment in a format accessible to a broad audience. The training kit will present LCA in four topics:
Package 1: Introduction to LCA and its relation with environmental decision support Package 2: Overview of LCA Package 3: In-depth presentation of the main issues in LCA Package 4: Specialization modules for selected topics A list of resources is also available such as a complete example of LCA kindly provided by our partners. Please read on!
1. Introduction to LCA and its relation with environmental decision support
Module a – LCA and decision support
2. Overview of LCA
3. In-depth presentation of the main issues in LCA
Module c – Goal and scope definition
4. Specialization modules for selected topics
Module g – Multifunctionality, allocation & system boundaries
Module h – The mathematics of LCI
Module i – The mathematics of LCIA
Module j – Life cycle costing & eco-efficiency
Primary authors: Reinout Heijungs & Helias Udo de Haes of CML, Leiden University, the Netherlands.
Secondary authors: Philip White & Jay Golden, School of Sustainability, Arizona State.