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A list of LCA links from Academic, Industrial, Government and Consulting Firm sources
Release date 31/12/1999
Contributor Cornel Nitu

LCA information sources



CML, Centre of Environmental Science, Leiden University

CPM, Centre for Environmental Assessment of Product and Material Systems,

University of Twente, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Laboratory of Thermal Engineering

Ecole des Mines, Centre d'Energetique

MIT, Technology, Business and Environment Program (TBE)

Energy and Resources Group, University of California Berkeley

Open University of the Netherlands, Department of Natural Sciences and Engineering

Institut für industrielle Ökologie

LHTEE, Laboratory of Heat transfer and Environmental Engineering, Dep. of Mechanical Engineering

Department of Environmental Science

CSERGE, Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment

IVAM, Environmental Research University of Amsterdam


Consulting Firms

20 LCA Consultants

CIT Ekologik, Stiftelsen Chalmers Industriteknik


COWI Consulting Engineers and Planners AS



Franklin Associates Ltd.




SustainAbility Ltd

TU Delft




French Agency for Environment and Energy Management, LCA & Green Goods Team

BUWAL, Bundesamt für Umwelt, Wald und Landschaft,

Electricité de France, Direction Etudes et Recherches,  Dept SE

IPTS, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies,  EUROPEAN COMMISSION, Directorate General JRC

EMPA, Eidgenössische Materialprüfungs- und Forschungsanstalt, Ecology Department





Institute for Product Development, IPU, Life Cycle Centre

Silsoe Research Institute

KCL, The Finnish Pulp and Paper Research Institute, Environmental Protection Department.

INETI, Institute of Energy Technology ">VTT  Chemical Technology

VITO, Vlaamse Instelling voor Technologisch Onderzoek

Fraunhofer-Institute for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicolgy (Institut Umweltchemie und Ökotoxikologie)

ECN, Netherlands Energy Research Foundation
Energy Engineering Department

Fraunhofer Institute Systems and Innovation Research, ISI

Battelle Europe

Environment Canada, Section: National Office of Pollution Prevention

SIK, The Swedish Institute for Food and Biotechnology

Allianz Centre for Technology

IVF, The Swedish Institute of Production Engineering Research

ISBI, Danish Building Research Institute


Industry/case studies

AFNOR, Association Francaise de Normalisation

APME, Association of Plastic Manufacturers in Europe


Cotton T-Shirt LCA

Eco-indicator 95




IFEFCO, European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufactures

IISI, International Iron and Steel Institute

LCA methodology

LCAnet Food

Misc. Inventory Data

Normalisation Values for Europe

OECD Environmental Directorate

Online LCA caculator of food consumption (in German)

Residential home LCA

SETAC-Europe, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry - Europe

SMS - Swedish Materials and Mechanics Standards

The Aluminum Association

U.S. Industry Sector Environmental Reports
Valuation methods

VCI, Verband der Chemischen Industrie e.V.

WBCSD, World Business Council for Sustainable Development