Life Cycle Inventory Checklist Part Iscope And Procedures Inventory Of

Purpose of Inventory: Check all that apply. Private Sector Use

Internal Evaluation and Decision Making

□ Comparison of Materials, Products, or Activities

□ Resource Use and Release Comparison with Other Manufacturer's Data

□ Personnel Training for Product and Process Design

□ Baseline Information for Full LCA External Evaluation and Decision Making

□ Information on Resource Use and Releases

□ Substantiate Statements of Reductions in Resource Use and Releases

Public Sector Use

Evaluation and Policy Making

□ Support Information for Policy and Regulatory Evaluation

□ Information Gap Identification

□ Aid in Evaluating Statements of Reductions in Resources Use and Releases

Public Education

□ Support Materials for Public Education Development

□ Curriculum Design Assistance

Systems Analyzed:

List the product or process systems analyzed in this inventory:.

Key Assumptions: List and describe.

Boundary Definitions:

For each system analyzed, define the boundaries by life cycle stage, geographic scope, primary processes, and ancillary input included in the system boundaries.

Postconsumer Solid Waste Management Options: Mark and describe the options analyzed for each system.

□ Closed-Loop Recycling

Basis for Comparison:

□ This is not a comparative study. □ This is a comparative study.

State basis for comparison between systems: (Example: 1000 units, 1000 uses)

If products or processes are not normally used on a one-to-one basis, state how the equivalent function was established.

Computational Model Construction:

□ System calculations are made using computer spreadsheets that relate each system component to the total system.

□ System calculations are made using another technique. Describe:_

Descibe how input to and output from postconsumer solid waste management are handled.

Quality Assurance: State specific activities and initials of reviewer. Review performed on: □ Data Gathering Techniques □ Coproduct Allocation

□ Model Calculations and Formulas .

□ Results and Reporting_

Peer Review: State specific activities and initials of reviewer. Review performed on: □ Scope and Boundary _

□ Data Gathering Techniques _

□ Coproduct Allocation_

□ Model Calculations and Formulas _

□ Results and Reporting_

Results Presentation:

□ Methodology is fully described.

□ Individual pollutants are reported.

□ Emissions are reported as aggregrated totals only. Explain why: _

□ Report is sufficiently detailed for its defined purpose.

□ Report may need more detail for additional use beyond defined purpose.

□ Sensitivity analyses are included in the report.

□ Sensitivity analyses have been performed but are not included in the report. List:_

FIG. 3.4.4 A typical checklist of criteria with worksheet for performing an LCI. (Reprinted from Keoleian, Menerey, and Curran, 1993.)


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