Since its inception in 1996, the nonprofit Consortium for Research on Renewable Industrial Materials (CORRIM; www.corrim.org) has developed comprehensive environmental performance information on wood building materials consistent with International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards for life-cycle inventory
(LCI) and life-cycle assessment (LCA) research.
Focusing on the principles of "life-cycle thinking," CEPE has supported collective efforts on the development of a life-cycle inventory
, and the European Commission-led Product Environmental Footprint Category Rule, each aimed at informing certain downstream users (and distribution outlets) on the environmental impacts of industry products.
analysis of concrete production: a critical review.
The quantification of energy and raw material requirements, air emissions, waterborne effluents, solid waste, and other environmental releases throughout the life cycle of a product is referred to as life-cycle inventory
This included the first life-cycle inventory
of switchgrass seed production and the greenhouse gas emissions associated with it, which the team developed using real-world information from a Pennsylvania producer.
Wilson, "Life-cycle inventory
of particleboard in terms of resources, emissions, energy and carbon" Wood and Fiber Science, vol.
Hybrid life-cycle inventory
for road construction and use, ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management 130(1): 43-49.
Database." This database provides a cradle-to-grave accounting of the energy and material flows into and out of the environment to assist in the assessment of the environmental impacts of materials.
Chapters cover life- cycle engineering and design, life-cycle inventory
analysis of the North American aluminum industry, material flow modeling of aluminum for sustainability, identification and sorting of wrought aluminum alloys, and US energy requirements for aluminum production.
Backing its vision for economic and environmental progress toward a sustainable future with hard data, extensive research, black-and-white graphs and figures, tables, and more, Aluminum Recycling and Processing discusses "Life-Cycle Inventory
Analysis of the North American Aluminum Industry", "Identification and Sorting of Wrought Aluminum Alloys", "Emerging Trends in Aluminum Recycling", among other topics.
NOLSC fully supports this endeavor, providing Navy and Marine Corps (aviation) non-nuclear ordnance life-cycle inventory
management logistics support service.
We concluded that it "revisited" this complicated subject too briefly to gain the pertinent and balanced facts about life-cycle inventory
[LCI] and assessment.