• Product Life Cycle Analysis. What is It?

    85% of consumers now consider sustainability as a major factor in their buying decisions

Understanding Impact, Driving Sustainability

At SC&B Green, we recognize the pivotal role of Product Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) in shaping sustainable business practices. Our LCA services are designed to provide organizations with a comprehensive understanding of their products' environmental impacts throughout their entire life cycle, from raw material extraction through to end-of-life disposal. This holistic perspective enables businesses to make informed decisions that reduce environmental impact, enhance sustainability, and support the transition to a circular economy.

What is Product Life Cycle Analysis?

Product Life Cycle Analysis is a methodical process that assesses the environmental impacts associated with all stages of a product's life. By evaluating factors such as resource consumption, energy use, and GHG emissions, LCA helps identify opportunities for improvement in product design, production processes, and end-of-life management. The goal is to minimize adverse environmental impacts while maximizing product efficiency and sustainability.

Why Product Life Cycle Analysis is Essential

Informed Decision-Making

LCA provides detailed insights into the environmental footprint of products, guiding businesses in making more sustainable choices in design, materials, and processes.

Regulatory Compliance and Market Advantage

With increasing regulatory focus on environmental impact and consumer demand for sustainable products, LCA positions companies to meet compliance requirements and gain a competitive edge.

Efficiency and Cost Savings

Identifying hotspots for environmental impact within the product life cycle can lead to efficiency improvements, cost reductions, and reduced resource dependency.

Enhanced Sustainability

LCA supports the development of products that are not only less harmful to the environment but also contribute positively to sustainability goals, including climate change mitigation.

Our Approach to Product Life Cycle Analysis

Comprehensive Impact Assessment

Utilizing the latest methodologies and standards, including the GHG Protocol, we conduct thorough LCAs that cover a wide range of environmental impact categories, from carbon footprint to water and resource use.

Customized Analysis

Recognizing the unique nature of each product, our LCA services are tailored to the specific needs of your business, industry, and product lines. We ensure that the analysis is relevant, accurate, and actionable.

Strategic Recommendations

Beyond identifying environmental impacts, we provide strategic recommendations for product improvement. This includes redesigning for efficiency, selecting sustainable materials, optimizing production processes, and enhancing end-of-life management.

Engagement and Communication

We assist in engaging stakeholders throughout the process, from suppliers to customers, ensuring a collaborative approach to sustainability. Additionally, we help communicate the findings and actions taken as a result of the LCA, supporting your sustainability reporting and marketing efforts.

Partner with SC&B Green for Your Product Life Cycle Analysis

Understanding the full environmental impact of your products is a critical step toward achieving sustainability. With SC&B Green's Product Life Cycle Analysis services, you gain not only insights but also actionable strategies to reduce environmental impacts and advance your sustainability journey.