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Which strategy for using medical and community masks? A prospective analysis of their environmental impact

Which strategy for using medical and community masks? A prospective analysis of their environmental impact

This study provides an environmental assessment based on three indicators (GWP 100, UBP and plastic leakage) for different mask type and use strategies.

Recommandations pour l'écoconceptions des cabinets de médicine de famille

Recommandations pour l'écoconceptions des cabinets de médicine de famille

This article describes a research analyses the origin of the greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions for the primary healthcare sector in Switzerland and demonstrates they could be reduced by if applying appropriate eco-design solutions.

Ecoconception du cabinet de médecine de famille : concepts et vision d’avenir

Ecoconception du cabinet de médecine de famille : concepts et vision d’avenir

The article describes the current challenges of applying ecodesign in the medical field and most specifically in the case of healthcare doctors. You can find more information about this research in the "project" section of the website.

How to Avoid Pigeonholing the Environmental Manager?

How to Avoid Pigeonholing the Environmental Manager?

The research investigates the role the environmental manager plays to ensure a successful (or not) implementation of ecodesign within an organisation. The article proposes the SEA (Shaping Environmental Action) model to facilitate ecodesign implementation. The model is based on 4 pillars: information, motivation, organisation, and strategy. This model served as the basis for developing the ecodesign maturity meter (See the "tool" section of the website).

Adopting a life cycle perspective through ISO14001: a game changer

Adopting a life cycle perspective through ISO14001: a game changer

This report is intended as a guidance document to enable the understanding of the full consequences of integrating life cycle thinking within ISO 14001 management systems and of how new opportunities arising from the integration may be seized.