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Below we are listing all publications that have been published in the context of or as part of the MarILCA project.


  • Casagrande, N., Silva, C. O., Verones, F., Sobral, P., & Martinho, G. (2024). Ecotoxicity effect factors for plastic additives on the aquatic environment: a new approach for life cycle impact assessment. Environmental Pollution, 341, 122935.


  • Hajjar, C., Bulle, C., & Boulay, A. M. (2023). Life cycle impact assessment framework for assessing physical effects on biota of marine microplastics emissions. The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 1-21. 
  • Ita-Nagy D. (2023). Desarrollo de metodologías para la cuantificación de residuos plásticos que ingresan al océano y su influencia en el agotamiento de recursos abióticos. Thesis. [in Spanish].
  • Corella-Puertas, E., Hajjar, C., Lavoie, J., & Boulay, A.M. (2023). MarILCA characterization factors for microplastic impacts in life cycle assessment: Physical effects on biota from emissions to aquatic environments. Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 418, 2023, 138197, ISSN 0959-6526.
  • Askham, C., Pauna, V.H., Boulay, A.M., Fantke, P., Jolliet, O., Lavoie, J., Booth, A.M., Coutris, C., Verones, F., Weber, M., Vijver, M.G., Lusher, A., Hajja,r C. (2023). Generating environmental sampling and testing data for micro- and nanoplastics for use in life cycle impact assessment. Sci Total Environ.


  • Høiberg, M. A., Woods, J. S., & Verones, F. (2022). Global distribution of potential impact hotspots for marine plastic debris entanglement. Ecological Indicators, 135, 108509.
  • UNEP. (2022). Single-use Supermarket Food Packaging and its Alternatives: Recommendations from Life Cycle Assessments.
  • Corella-Puertas, E., Guieu, P., Aufoujal, A., Bulle, C., & Boulay, A.-M. (2022). Development of simplified characterization factors for the assessment of expanded polystyrene and tire wear microplastic emissions applied in a food container life cycle assessment. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 1–13.
  • Malli, A., Corella-Puertas, E., Hajjar, C., & Boulay, A.-M. (2022). Transport Mechanisms and Fate of Microplastics in Estuarine Compartments: A Review. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 177, 113553.
  • Pauna, V. H., & Askham, C. (2022). Using information flow analysis to establish key data gaps in the assessment of marine microplastic pollution. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 1–13.
  • Tang, Y., Mankaa, R. N., & Marzia, M. (2022). An effect factor approach for quantifying the impact of plastic additives on aquatic biota in life cycle assessment. The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, (0123456789).
  • Lavoie, J., Boulay, A., & Bulle, C. (2022). Aquatic micro‐ and nano‐plastics in life cycle assessment: Development of an effect factor for the quantification of their physical impact on biota. Journal of Industrial Ecology, (2015), 1–13.


  • Ita-Nagy, D., Vázquez-Rowe, I., & Kahhat, R. (2021). Prevalence of microplastics in the ocean in Latin America and the Caribbean. Journal of Hazardous Materials Advances, 100037.
  • Vázquez-Rowe, I., Ita-Nagy, D., & Kahhat, R. (2021). Microplastics in fisheries and aquaculture: Implications to food sustainability and safety. Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, 29, 100464.
  • Woods, J. S., Verones, F., Jolliet, O., Vázquez-Rowe, I., & Boulay, A. (2021). A framework for the assessment of marine litter impacts in life cycle impact assessment. Ecological Indicators, 129, 107918.


  • Woods, J. S., Rødder, G., & Verones, F. (2019). An effect factor approach for quantifying the entanglement impact on marine species of macroplastic debris within life cycle impact assessment. Ecological Indicators, 99(December 2018), 61–66.