Latest Life cycle assessment Stories

2011-04-11 08:37:00

iGPS makes unexplained changes to published chemical amounts - numbers relevant in lawsuit ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the ongoing public policy debate on the use of the controversial flame retardant decabromodiphenyl ether (decaBDE), Intelligent Global Pooling Systems (iGPS) has chosen to quietly lower the amount of that chemical - not in its millions of pallets, but in its data chart.

2011-04-05 08:00:00

ATLANTA, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Con Edison has added APOGEE's online tools to their website, www.conEd.com, as part of its "The Power of Green" campaign, to help customers evaluate their energy use and find ways to save on their energy costs.

2011-03-21 16:46:00

ST. LOUIS, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of an ongoing commitment to sustainability, responsible use of natural resources and the reduction of its carbon footprint, the Performance Films division of Solutia Inc.

2011-03-09 04:00:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303) ("UMC" or "The Company"), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced its successful participation in the European Union (EU) 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7), becoming the first Taiwanese electronic firm to join as an official member of this program.

2011-03-03 06:50:00

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantis, an international firm specialized in sustainability, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), carbon footprinting and water footprinting, is joining forces with a consortium of businesses to develop an innovative water-footprint database. Quantis is creating the first comprehensive database of water footprints across various sectors of manufacturing.

2011-03-02 19:40:53

A powerful scientific tool for selecting cost-effective and environmentally preferable building products is now available as a free, web-based application.

2011-02-17 14:24:34

Ensuring the sustainability of the products we use is a fundamental challenge for society, and is becoming ever more important for consumers and companies.

2011-02-09 15:08:43

A combination of rising costs, shrinking supplies, and concerns about global climate change are spurring the development of alternatives to the burning of fossil fuels to meet our transportation energy needs.

2010-12-21 03:54:00

DUBAI, UAE, December 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Two New Switching Products Achieve ISO/CD 14067-1:2010 Compliance Maintaining its commitment to reducing the environmental impact of its products, D-Link Middle East & Africa today announced that it has become the first manufacturer of networking solutions to achieve compliance with a new international carbon footprint standard.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.