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Eco Indicator Calculator

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Summary

This Eco-indicator calculator was developed based on the PRé Consultant's Eco-indicator 99 methodology.
The calculator provides simple, pre-formatted forms that you would need to carry out the Eco-indicator assessment, and calcu
indicator scores based on the standard indicators as defined by the PRé in the Eco-indicator 99, Manual for Designers.

All you need to do is to identify and quantify the materials and processes involved in producing a unit of the product analysed a
workbook. For example, types and weight of the materials, types and distance of transportation.

The results would be displayed in the report summary.


Eco Indicator Calculator

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Step 1: Identify the types and weight of materials used in the product (per unit)

Material Extraction
No. Material Weight Indicator (millipoints per kg) Score (millipoints)
1 Plastics PP 0.4 kg 330 132
2 FerrousMetals Steel High Alloy (71% Fe,16% Cr, 13%Ni) 2.4 kg 910 2184
3 NonferrousMetals Aluminium 100% Recycled 1.8 kg 60 108
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Total 4.6 kg 2424

Step 2: Identify processes involved in manufacturing to process these materials (per unit)
Manufacturing Process
No. Processes Unit Indicator (millipoints per unit) Score (millipoints)
1 PlasticsProcess Injection Moulding -1 (PE, PP, PS, ABS) 0.4 kg 21 8.4
2 MetalsProcess Milling, turning, drilling 1.4 dm3 remov 800 1120
3 MetalsProcess Extrusion - Aluminium 1.8 kg 72 129.6
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Total 1258

Step 3: Identify transportation involved in handling the materials for production (per unit)

Transportation
Type Material Weight (tonne) Distance (km) Unit Indicator (millipoints per unit) Score (millipoints)
1 Delivery van <3.5t PP 0.0004 22.5 0.009 tkm 140 1.26
2 Delivery van <3.5t Steel High Alloy (71% Fe,16% Cr 0.0024 16 0.0384 tkm 140 5.376
3 Delivery van <3.5t Aluminium 100% Recycled 0.0018 34 0.0612 tkm 140 8.568
4 - - 0 0 tkm 0 0
5 - - 0 0 tkm 0 0
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Total 15.204

Total Indicator for Production Stage 3697.204


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Step 4: Identify transportation involved in delivering the product (per unit)

Transportation
Type Weight (tonne) Distance (km) Unit
1 Delivery van <3.5t 0.0046 150 0.69 tkm
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3 - 0 0 tkm
4 - 0 0 tkm
5 - 0 0 tkm
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Step 5: Estimate energy consumption throughout the product life span

Product Esstimated Life Span 2 years


Estimated service hours per day 8 hours
Total Service Hours in Life Span 5840 hours
Poduct Energy Rating 0.088 kW

Energy Consumption
Category Source Total Energy Consumptio
1 GridElectricity Electricity MV Europe (UCPTE) - 1-24kV 513.92 kWh
2 - 513.92 kWh
3 - 513.92 kWh
Total

Total Indicator for Use Stage


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Indicator (millipoints per unit) Score (millipoints)


140 96.6
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Indicator (millipoints per unit) Score (millipoints)
22 11306.24
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11306.24

11402.84
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Step 6: Identify disposal process of the product at its End-of-Life (per unit of product)

End-of-Life Disposal
No. Disposal Methods Weight
1 Recycling Recycling Ferrous Metals 2.4
2 Incineration Incineration PP 0.4
3 Recycling Recycling Aluminium 1.8
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Step 7: Identify transportation involved in handling the materials for disposal (per unit)

Transportation
Type Disposal Methods Weight (tonne) Distance (km) Unit
1 Delivery van <3.5t Recycling Ferrous Metals 0.0024 25 0.06
2 Delivery van <3.5t Incineration PP 0.0004 5 0.002
3 Delivery van <3.5t Recycling Aluminium 0.0018 17 0.0306
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Total Indicator for End-of-Life Stage

Result
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duct)

posal
Weight Indicator (millipoints per unit) Score (millipoints)
kg -70 -168
kg -13 -5.2
kg -720 -1296
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Unit Indicator (millipoints per unit) Score (millipoints)
tkm 140 8.4
tkm 140 0.28
tkm 140 4.284
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12.964

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13643.808
Product Eco-Indicator Calculation Report

The Eco-indicator calculation shows the environmental impact of the product throughout its life cycle. The higher the Eco-indicator value is, the bigger the impact it
has to human health, ecosystem quality and natural resources.
The table and graphs below indicate the Eco-indicator distribution of the anaysed product in its three life cycle stages i.e. Production, Use and End-of-life.

No. Life Cycle Stage Eco-Indicator Score


1 Production 3697.204
2 Use 11402.84
3 End-of-Life -1456.236
Total 13643.808
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Eco-Indicator Distribution by Life Cycle Stages

Eco-Indicator Distribution by Liife Cycle Stages

11402.84
12000 22%
10000 9%

8000
69%
6000 3697.204
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2000
0 Production
Use
-2000 Life Cycle Stage -1456.236
Production Use End-of-Life End-of-Life

The detail Eco-indicator distribution at each process throughout the life cycle is shown in the table and graphs below.

No. Process Eco-Indicator Score


1 Material Extraction 2424
2 Manufacturing Process 1258
3 Material Transportation 15.204
4 Product Transportation 96.6
5 Energy Consumption 11306.24
6 Disposal Process -1469.2
7 Disposal Transportation 12.964
Total 13643.808
E c o -In d ic a to r (m ilip o in t)

Eco-Indicator Distribution by Process

Eco-Indicator Distribution by Process

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4000 2424
1258 68%
2000 15.204 96.6 12.964
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The summary of Eco-indicator calculation results highlights the life cycle stages and processes that contribute most to the overall product environmental impact. The
results reflect areas where improvement is most needed and show the right direction to work towards.