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Groundbreaking Study Sheds Light on the Environmental Performance of Viscose Fiber Used in Apparel Products

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This is the first blog post in a series focused on the groundbreaking Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study completed by SCS on behalf of Stella McCartney in October 2017. Download the full report, and click here to watch a webinar on the topic.

Stella McCartney Backs First Life Cycle Assessment for Man Made Cellulosic Fibers

By Matt Mace, Edie.net
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Luxury fashion brand Stella McCartney will be able to better map the environmental impacts of its raw materials, after commissioning the first ever Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for man-made cellulose fiber (MMCF) used in production.

Stella McCartney Commissions First-Ever LCA for Manmade Cellulosic Fibers

by Libby MacCarthy, Sustainable Brands
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Luxury fashion label Stella McCartney has released the results of a new Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) comparing the environmental performance of ten different raw material sources of manmade cellulose fiber (MMCF).

Leading Green Building Consortium Expands on First Anniversary

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October 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The green building industry’s first and leading consortium of program operators announced today at Greenbuild the addition of two new members and an enhanced technical advisory board. CSA Group is now a member, while thinkstep is the group’s first affiliate member. This marks the first anniversary of the Program Operator Consortium, which launched last year to provide simpler, standardized, and more useful environmental-product transparency solutions and to reduce complexity in the marketplace.

SCS Global Services Joins Consortium Promoting Product Environmental Transparency

SCS Brings In-Depth LCA Expertise to Program Operator Consortium
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EMERYVILLE, CA, Sep 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – SCS Global Services (SCS), a leading third-party certifier of environmental, social, and quality performance claims, is pleased to announce that it has joined the Program Operator Consortium (POC).  The Consortium is comprised of standards developers and certifiers specializing in the development of Product Category Rules (PCRs) and the certification of Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), working together to advan

HPRC Conducts LCA Literature Review of Plastics Disposal Options

Looks at different types of waste management for plastics along with their advantages and disadvantages from an environmental perspective.
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Non-regulated mixed plastic waste represents a large portion of the solid waste generated by healthcare facilities. Healthcare waste management decision makers and influencers must choose from a number of disposal options to deal with this growing environmental burden.

SCS Global Services Wins Prestigious Sustainability Achievement Award

Acterra Award Affirms the Importance of Rigorous Sustainability Standards and Third-Party Certification
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Emeryville, CA, March 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ – SCS Global Services (SCS) has been named as recipient of the Award for Sustainability, a prestigious honor bestowed to sustainability leaders in the San Francisco Bay Area.  SCS is the first organization of its kind – a trailblazer in third-party certification, life-cycle impact assessment, and sustainability standards development – to be recognized in the 26-year history of the Business Environmental Awards.

Sappi eQ Journal 005: Rethinking Recycling - Letter from the Editor

Laura M. Thompson, PhD, Director of Technical Marketing and Sustainable Development, Sappi Fine Paper North America
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Recycling paper is a great way to reduce our environmental footprint — but how we put that fiber to use is not a simple one-size-fits-all solution. We need to be responsible. We need to follow the science. We need to put recovered fiber to its best use, where it will lower emissions and the consumption of natural resources.

Leonardo Academy Attends LCA XII Conference

Focus on Full Implementation of ISO 14044 in Upgrading the New National LCA Standard
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(3BL Media) October 1, 2012 - Madison, WI - Leonardo Academy sponsored a booth at the LCA XII Conference in Tacoma, WA held September 25-27 to inform participants about developments related to the drafting of a new national life cycle assessment (LCA) standard under the American National Standard Institute (ANSI) process.

Life Cycle Approach to Sustainability: Responsibility from Cradle to Grave Webinar

Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 1:00 - 2:00pm EST
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Life Cycle Approach to Sustainability: Responsibility from Cradle to Grave Webinar
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 1:00 - 2:00pm EST

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