Ekoconception

Tools 4 Environment launches AiiDA v1.0, a world-wide aquatic ecotoxicological database

Since the use of chemicals became widespread, many negative consequences have been observed on man and his environment. Scientists have therefore attempted to identify and quantify the toxicity of substances released into the aquatic environment.
AiiDA (Aquatic Impact Indicator Database), developed by Tools for Environment, includes the six largest databases of global aquatic ecotoxicity.This overall database is used to automatically calculate the various indicators of aquatic ecotoxicity and their uncertainties by following the official TGD (Technical Guidance Document).

Textile: environmental labeling tested by industry

An article published in Le Journal du Textile (No. 2151, 11-18 December 2012) tells of the experiment of environmental labeling in the sector of textiles and clothing.
Cycleco, a consulting office specialized in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), was a partner of the experiment described in the article. Cycleco has developed Spin IT, a web application for environmental labeling and eco-design of textile products.

Cycleco & SAD Marketing win BUILDavniR call for tender

The [avniR] platform for Life Cycle Assessment and the cd2e are leading a study to define an action plan for the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region regarding the implementation of an eco-design approach in the building sector.
With its experience in LCA and its action with the Burgundy region, Cycleco, in partnership with SAD marketing, has won the BUILDavniR call for tender.

Food’Print in the French press

After a year of experimentating with environmental labeling in France on a nationwide basis, Cycleco, in collaboration with the CEEI-Alimentec and five companies of the Rhône-Alpes region (Moulin Marion, Giraudet, Boiron Frères, Phil’XN and Langloys Traiteur), presented Food’Print, its software application for the Life Cycle Assessment of food products.

Cosmetics & detergents sector: Cycleco creates the USEtox® platform

In the aftermath of the Grenelle Environment Forum and the implementation of environmental labeling for consumer products, assessing the environmental impacts of consumer goods, generated over the whole of their life cycles, has become a necessity. Cycleco was mandated to work on the application of the USEtox model, of which Dr. Jerome Payet is one of the creators, to develop ecotoxicological characterization factors for some of the substances found in the shampoo, cosmetics and detergents sectors.