Today we are pleased to be able to share with you our characterization factors (CF) for microplastics impacts in LCA. The CF are accessible via a table published on our website here and can also be downloaded for use in your research
We are happy to announce the publication of a new paper, titled “MarILCA Characterization Factors for Microplastic Impacts in Life Cycle Assessment: Physical Effects on Biota from Emissions to Aquatic Environments.” The paper, which was authored by Elena Corella-Puertas, Carla Hajjar, Jérôme Lavoie and Anne-Marie Boulay, was recently published in the Journal of Cleaner Production. In the new paper, the MarILCA working group presents a comprehensive framework for assessing the… Read More »New Paper on Characterization Factors for Microplastic Impacts in Life Cycle Assessment published
We are happy to share with you that our project co-chair Anne-Marie Boulay recently gave an overview of the progress of the MarILCA project during a webinar on “Impacts of Plastic Litter in LCA: Developments & New Findings”. The webinar was recorded as part of EarthShift’s BrownBag Webinar series on January 19 and is now available as a recording below:
A new section on MarILCA publications has been added to the website, along with some additional updates.
Check out the recording of our webinar on the MarILCA methodological framework.
We are happy to let you know that the presentation entitled “Drawing a framework to assess marine plastic litter impacts in life cycle impact assessment: the MarILCA project” is now accessible as a recording below. The presentations was given during SETAC’s 30th Annual Meeting by Francesca Verones from NTNU.
The MarILCA project team is hosting a free webinar for interested stakeholders to present its initial methodological framework. The webinar will take place on the 10th of June at 2:30pm (CEST). The Marine Impacts in Life Cycle Assessment (MarILCA) project has as its main objective to integrate potential environmental impacts of marine litter, especially plastic, in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) results. This will lead to a more comprehensive picture of… Read More »Join Webinar on MarILCA Framework Presentation
We are happy to be able to inform you that we will present the MariLCA project at this year’s SETAC 30th Annual Meeting, which is going to take place from 3 – 7 May 2020 as a virtual conference. Francesca Verones, from NTNU, and founding member of MarILCA, will be presenting the oral presentation entitled “Drawing a framework to assess marine plastic litter impacts in life cycle impact assessment: the… Read More »MariLCA Project to be presented at SETAC-Europe 2020
We are happy to be able to inform you that we will present the MariLCA project at this year’s SETAC Europe Conference, which is going to take place from 26 – 30 May 2019 in Helsinki, Finland. If you happen to be around, feel free to get in touch with us if you see us and visit the poster area to check out and discuss with us our poster, which… Read More »MariLCA Project to be presented at SETAC Europe
Today we are really happy to show you our new MariLCA project website. The MariLCA project has been in the works for a few months now and now we are ready to show you what we have planned. This website will serve as a way to inform on the project and engage with anyone interested in learning more about it or become involved. We will make sure to update the… Read More »MariLCA Project Website Launched