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Established in 2001, the International Reference Centre for the Life Cycle of Products, Processes and Services (CIRAIG) is a centre of expertise in life cycle issues internationally recognized for its solid scientific research work and its applied experience over years. The CIRAIG supports industry, governments, organizations and consumers in their path towards a true sustainable development supported by life cycle thinking

Life cycle assessment

Life cycle assessment is a methodology to assess potential environmental impacts associated with all the stages of a product or service’s life cycle from-cradle-to-grave (i.e., from raw material extraction through materials processing, manufacturing, distribution, use, repair and maintenance, and disposal or recycling).


CIRAIG Life cycle diagram