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GSS TBL S-LCA Benefits

There are many benefits of a TBL S-LCA:

  • Benefits for Consumers
  • Benefits for Retailers
  • Benefits for Distributors
  • Benefits for Manufacturers
  • Benefits for New Product Developers
  • Benefits for Investors
  • Benefits for CPAs

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GSS TBL S-LCA Functions

This describes the functions of the GSS Standards-based TBL LCA.

  • Choose which parts of the Triple Bottom Line you want to work with. Change weights to zero for those metrics you do not want to compare.
  • Add custom metrics by request - all of your team can now be included in your decision-making and development tracking processes 

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GSS TBL S-LCA Features

This describes some of the main features of the GSS TBL LCA.

  • we specialize in and evaluate products and services via multivariate comparative decision-making
  • multiple product / item comparison
  • multiple SDS/MDS/MSDS mixes -- and environmental impact calculations
  • create your own customized process metrics
  • data entry screens automatically created, or use batch update to load your .csv data files to your own custom specs
  • multiple graphical output formats
  • measure and optimize your entire "chain" of operations, from supply chains to delivery chains

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Life Cycle Assessment

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Sustainable Hand Drying -- Should You Blow It Off?

on Mon, 10/01/2012 - 06:10

A recent article: "Sustainable Hand Drying and Life-Cycle Assessment" did a unique LCA - they compared paper towel drying to blow-drying your hands.

The comparison of energy use, material use and GWP (global warming potential) are intertwined in a way that teaches and informs.

( These graphics are the quick highlights of the story:



The graphics above tell a quick story, and the article itself reveals how many issues are involved:

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The Business Case For Life Cycle Assessment

on Tue, 03/09/2010 - 14:49

Life Cycle Assessment is becoming a more popular tool as increasingly more companies are investigating ways to minimize their effects on the environment. In many situations the benefits to be gained from LCA outweigh the challenges.

by Aysu Katun, Green Economy Post

As environmental awareness increases, industries and businesses are

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Life Cycle Assessment 101: Why Does it Matter?

on Thu, 10/08/2009 - 03:51

October 8th, 2009

LCA IX is the annual meeting and conference of the American Center for Life Cycle Assessment (ACLCA). It brings together hundreds of academics and professionals in environmental life cycle, as well as industry, government, and NGOs. I was there this past week in Boston because I focus on sustainable engineering and design. One aspect of that is developing techniques to integrate Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) into the product development process.

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Green Star Standard News Established

on Thu, 08/27/2009 - 20:00

Welcome to Green Star Standard!

News about sustainability and life cycle assessment (aka: life cycle analysis, life cycle costing, and many other names).

We will provide you with the best information about the “green” industry on a couple of fronts, including

  • “green” industry standards (and our interpretation of what they mean)
  • news that relates to the “green” industry
  • ground-breaking green products and services for consumers and buyers at all levels
  • announcements about Green Star Standard

We’re passionate about sustainability, zero waste, optimum resource utilization, pollution prevention, and