Category Archives: Life Cycle Analysis

Waste and resource management sector: £7 billion boost in investment


The waste and resource management sector is due to get a boost of £7 billion over the next six years according to a new investment report produced by LRS Consultancy and Catalyst Corporate Finance. The mergers and acquisitions report was launched … Continue reading

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How Green is your Christmas Tree?


Last year (2011), I published a post What is a Green Christmas Tree to you? for the Christmas season to promote thoughts on the various options for a Christmas Tree. There are, generally, three types of Christmas Trees available; Two … Continue reading

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Does anyone love ISO 14004?


Everyone love a winner…so goes the saying. From the statistics for the sales of ISO 14001 and the worldwide interest in environmental management systems (EMS), you could say that “Everyone loves ISO 14001”. What of ISO 14004, which receives only … Continue reading

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Waste Hierarchy – Request for Evidence


You may have read my recent blog on the joint Defra (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) / CIWM (Chartered Institute of Waste Management) workshop with the support of the Environment Agency aimed at improving the understanding of the … Continue reading

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Waste Hierarchy


Recently, I attended a joint Defra (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) / CIWM (Chartered Institute of Waste Management) workshop with the support of the Environment Agency aimed at improving the understanding of the Waste Hierarchy for waste producers. Many … Continue reading

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Consultation: RoHS


The UK Government Department for Business, Inovationss and Skills (BIS) has launched a consultation on the implementation of the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive in the UK. This consultation seeks views on the implementation policy, draft Regulations and UK’s … Continue reading

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BSI Carbon Footprinting Workshop


Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to attend an Advanced course on using the new PAS 2050:2011 – Specification for the assessment of the life cycle greenhouse gas emissions of goods and services. The Publicly Available Specification (PAS) provides a … Continue reading

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