LCA - National Precast Concrete Association

The report was completed and released in 2010. This LCA was completed by Morrison Hershfield and covers four main types of precast concrete underground products: manhole, septic tank, utility structure and pipe. A life cycle assessment provides a means of evaluating the environmental impacts of a product over its full life cycle.

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Environmental Impacts of Recycled Plastic Concrete - CalCIMA

Jun 19, 2013 — recycled plastic concrete. Two cases are investigated in a comparative life cycle assessment. (LCA) study, following the principles and ...

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Cement Sustainability Initiative

The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) announced the formation of a strategic partnership with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) to facilitate sustainable development of the cement and concrete sectors and their value chains.

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LCA of concrete with construction and demolition waste

Jan 01, 2020 · This study deals with the life-cycle assessment (LCA) of concrete production process. Concrete mixtures prepared with construction and demolition waste (CDW) at different percentages (10%, 40%, 80%, and 100%) are investigated to compare the environmental and energy impacts related to their production with mixtures made of natural aggregates.

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Buildings Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) | Concrete

Life cycle assessment (LCA) seeks to quantify the environmental impacts over the infrastructure life cycle by identifying the costs during each phase. LCA can be used to obtain credits in certification systems like LEED, but traditional LCA methods can be time, resource, and data intensive.

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Life-cycle assessment (LCA) of concrete with recycled

This chapter focuses on the life-cycle assessment (LCA) of aggregates obtained by recycling of demolished concrete - recycled concrete aggregates (RCA), and concrete made with such aggregates ...

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Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Different Kinds of Concrete ... - Mdpi

May 11, 2018 ... concrete. In particular, the recycled aggregate that had the least adverse impact on the environment was blast furnace waste. Keywords: LCA ...

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Life Cycle Assessment of Recycling Processes for Demolition Waste

Life Cycle Assessment of Recycling Processes for Demolition Waste. J Pešta1,2, ... Recycled aggregates were produced from brick and concrete waste. Chosen ...

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Life Cycle Assessment of Aggregates - The American Ceramic Society

EVA025 –Final Report: Aggregates Industry Life Cycle Assessment Model: ... Although the authors assumed recycling of materials such as concrete, masonry, ...

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Comparative LCA of recycled and conventional concrete for

Jan 23, 2013 · Construction and demolition (C&D) waste recycling has been considered to be a valuable option not only for minimising C&D waste streams to landfills but also for mitigating primary mineral resource depletion. However, the potentially higher cement demand due to the larger surface of the coarse recycled aggregates challenges the environmental benefits of recycling concrete. Furthermore ...

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EoL (End of Life) and Recycling in LCA - Eco Cost Value

The modelling of downcycling in LCA needs therefor some extra explanation, especially since most of the recycling in practice is still downcycling, e.g. the recycling of paper, crushed concrete aggregate, and the mechanical recycling of plastics (= shredding and re-melting).

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Recycling Construction and Demolition Wastes as Building Materials

Feb 24, 2015 ... Summary The present study addresses the topic of recycling materials ... and Demolition Wastes as Building Materials: A Life Cycle Assessment ... and non‐natural materials for road construction and concrete formulation.

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LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS OF BRICK AND MORTAR PRODUCTS

Life Cycle Analysis of Brick and Mortar Products 1-1 ATHENATM PROJECT A LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS OF BRICK AND MORTAR PRODUCTS 1.0 INTRODUCTION This report presents cradle to gate life cycle inventory estimates for masonry - brick and associated mortar - products, and explains how the estimates were developed. The work was commissioned by

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Life cycle assessment of lightweight concrete containing recycled

Jun 5, 2020 ... Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) was performed to compare a conventional LWC, containing pumice as natural aggregate and Portland cement as a ...

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Environmental benefits of recycling

2017. 9. 21. · Concrete, brick and asphalt ... using LCA, of which recycling was a key focus. This study builds on and expands the above studies. By combining and adding new materials and collection systems, it provides a widest range of material assessments than the above studies.

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