Life Cycle

Life Cycle Assessment is a way of determining the environmental impacts associated with a product or service over its entire lifecycle. An LCA can assist with purchasing decisions, create credibility, and improve the resource use efficiency, enhancing overall environmental sustainability.

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Click the icons alongside and learn more about the specific role that each section contributes to our Life Cycle management programme.

A carbon footprint is closely linked to energy use. In primary production, sources such as animals, refrigerants, and land-use change (soil carbon), can dominate.

Encompasses both direct energy (electricity recorded on the meter) and embodied energy (energy associated with extraction, refining and delivery).

Not normally considered within a Life Cycle Assessment, community is a key component of wellbeing and sustainability, and highly valued by consumers.