You are invited to contribute to the public consultation on the International Reference Life Cycle Data System (ILCD) Handbook :
"Recommendations based on existing environmental impact assessment models and factors for Life Cycle Assessment in a European context"
Life Cycle Assessment is used in growing number of policies and business instruments such as eco-design, eco-labels, carbon footprints, environmental product declarations, waste management.
The European Commission supports the development of the International Reference Life Cycle Data System (ILCD), which consists of the ILCD Handbook and the ILCD Data Network. The ILCD Handbook is a series of technical guidance documents that provide a common basis to ensure quality and consistency of life cycle data, methods, and assessments. The upcoming ILCD Data Network will support the availability of data that are compliant with the ILCD Handbook.
We invite you to express your opinion about the draft document and the contained draft recommendations.
The public consultation on this document is open from 18.10.2010 to 26.11.2010
The draft document, the supporting information and the template for consultation can be downloaded at : http://lct.jrc.ec.europa.eu/assessment/assessment/projects#consultation_impact
N.B. Click "Read more" on the page section "ILCD handbook" to see the download links.
To send your comments, please :
• exclusively use the template downloadable at the above mentioned web-address,
• send it at this e-mail address : lca-consultation[at]jrc.ec.europa.eu .
Views expressed are those of the individual and do not necessarily represent official views of the European Commission.