Sources and Contributors to AusLCI
AusLCI has been a long term project of ALCAS being developed over the last 10 years. The development of the methodology and data have only been possible with significant contributions from practitioners, stakeholders and some funding agencies. data suppliers who have provide data and funds to make the project happen.
The AusLCI database manual outlines the basic structure and data sources in the database and is availble here. AusAgLCI initiative funded by a partnership of Australian Research and Development Corporations (RIRDC, CRDC, GRDC, SRDC, HAL, MLA, DA, FWPA) and Research Agencies (CSIRO, USQ and Q DAFF), with technical support from Lifecycles.
Bio-based materials have been developed with support of the the Australian government through the Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education.
Lifecycles Pty Ltd with review from Rob Rouwette.The report is available at LCI of Cement and Concrete.
PlasticsPolyproylene data was submitted by Lyondell Basell with assistance from RMIT Centre for Design.
Poly Vinyl Chloride data was submitted by Australian Vinyl's with Assistance from Lifecycles Pty Ltd. The LCA report on the PVC life cycle inventory is available here.
Energy and TransportEnergy and transport data have been provided have been provided by Lifecycles with some financial support of ALCAS.
Other ProcessesMissing background processes are filled using a modified ecoinvent data set developed by Start-2-See.