Sustainable Package Design — Online Training
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Sustainability in Package Design
Online Course Objectives
Co-developed with Professor Rafael Auras from the renowned School of Packaging at Michigan State University, this course is designed to give packaging engineers, packaging managers and sustainability engineers an introduction to Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) including theory and hands-on experience.
The course will provide a simplified LCA learning experience that introduces participants to the concept of life cycle thinking in the umbrella of packaging, the basics of conducting an LCA, and some practical experience building simple LCA models in PackageSmart, a user-friendly packaging LCA program.
After using many types of software, I have found that PackageSmart does a great job of encouraging system thinking and developing a product/packaging life-cycle perspective among my students.”
- Sustainable Packaging Systems
- Life Cycle Assessment
- Goal & Scope
- Inventory Analysis
- PackageSmart Orientation
- Use of LCA in packaging to evaluate end-of-life scenario
- Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recovery, Residual management
- Life Cycle Assessment
- Impact Assessment
- Keeping it in Perspective
Online, 2 Sessions
Duration: 3 Hours, Each Session - plus one hour of one-on-one time (full price attendees only)
Cost: $995 per person
Student Discount: Students receive a 50% discount on all EarthShift Global classes (provided minimum attendance requirements are met).
March 1 - 2, 2017 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST (13:00-16:00 UTC) Session 1 - 2 Online — RingCentral
October 24 - 25, 2017 10:00 am to 1:00 pm EST (10:00-13:00 UTC) Session 1 - 2 Online — RingCentral
All classes are subject to minimum attendance requirements.
Location — Online
The class will meet online using www.ringcentral.com. You will be provided with an invitation and password prior to the class. You will also receive a PDF of the presentation slides, which you can use for note taking during the class. These often prove to be a great help when conducting your future LCAs.
The best setup for taking the class is to have one computer/monitor to view the slides and one computer/monitor set up with EarthSmart to follow along and gain hands-on experience. You will receive a one-month license to EarthSmart before the class.
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