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Name of source BUWAL 250 LibraryTM
Provider Swiss Packaging Institute
Summary text A life-cycle inventory (LCI) database profiling the environmental inputs and outputs associated with the production of packaging
Contact None
Licensing Licensed (purchased PDF from website)
Language(s) English, French, German
Website http://svi-verpackung.ch/de/Services/Publikationen
Access – data formats and accessibility
File type Excel, PDF, also in some LCA software e.g. SimaPro
Software needs Microsoft Office or Simapro
Contents – breadth and depth of datasets
Age 1996-2000
Geography Switzerland
Original Data Source(s) Industry statistics
Other Databases Included Unknown
Life cycle stages Cradle-to-Grave
Modeling approach Mass partitioning
Emissions results GWP
Number of datasets 300
Main topics Materials production; End-of-life treatment
Other topics Electricity; Heat and steam
Data transparency – what metadata is provided for each dataset?
System boundaries Yes
Data Types Process
Allocation Methods Yes
Technology Yes
Data year Yes
Original source Yes
Uncertainty No
Quality – is information provided on data quality?
Data quality score No
Quality assurance No
Standards compliant ISO 14040
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