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Technical Workshop: Life cycle assessment as an environmental impact assessment tool and openLCA software training
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a multi-criteria sustainability assessment tool that can be used to determine the environmental impacts associated with the entire supply chain (or life cycle) of a product or service. This is done by aggregating all relevant resource inputs and emissions outputs for a set of environmental impact categories, such as greenhouse gas emissions, land use and energy use. LCA is used in many sectors as a decision support tool to choose sustainable products or management practices. OpenLCA is an emerging free and open source LCA software, developed by Green Delta. In this workshop, comprehensive training in the theoretical background and functional use of the openLCA software will be provided, as well as an overview of the importance of LCA and its applications.