Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
Create impact by doing.
With a Life Cycle Assessment you map the broad environmental impact of a product or organization.
During the kick-off we collectively set up an action plan with clear targets.
iso 14040 & ISO 14044
Our LCA complies with all international guidelines.
Curious about the environmental impact your company has? At Hedgehog Company we are specialized in calculating the environmental impact of a single product or an entire organization. In collaboration with you, we take every aspect of your business into account and ensure your LCA is complete, trustworthy, and in accordance with all the (international) standards.
WHY A LIFE CYCLE Assessment?
The information provided by a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) provides the opportunity to make environmentally conscious choices in the design of a product or in further design. With the aim of minimizing the environmental impact. It contributes to a company’s sustainability strategy and can be used in internal and external communication.
co-founder HEdgehog company | LCA EXPERT
“Every LCA-project is unique. Whether we make an LCA of sheet piles, computer mouses or measure the entire environmental performance of a company, we are confident that we can always find a solution by cooperation. One of the things that all LCA-projects have in common is that they always start with a (digital) cup of coffee!”
WHAT IS A LIFE CYCLE Assessment?
A Life Cycle Analysis or Assessment (LCA) maps the environmental impact of a product or an organization. This environmental impact is measured in different categories such as climate warming potential, ozone depletion, eco- or human toxicological effects, or land-use change. This analysis concerns the entire life cycle of a product, including the method of production, the effects during use, and the waste processing of the product. A simple example of what can be done with the data from a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is the substantiation for the choice between plastic, paper, or glass cups at a festival.
An Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) is a document containing the environmental impact of a product, according to ISO standards (ISO 14025). This document informs the