International Zinc Association (IZA)

Summary

Name of source Zinc Environmental Profile
Provider International Zinc Association (IZA)
Summary text Three life cycle assessment (LCA) to quantify impacts associated with primary zinc, zinc sheet roofing and zinc sheet.
Contact info@iza.com
Licensing Free
Language(s) English
Website http://www.zincforlife.org/life_cycle_publications.html

Access – data formats and accessibility

File type PDF
Software needs Adobe Reader

Contents – breadth and depth of datasets

Age 2005
Geography Global
Original Data Source(s) Industry statistics
Other Databases Included
Life cycle stages Cradle-to-Gate
Modeling approach LCA
Emissions results GWP
Number of datasets 3
Main topics Metals and Semimetals
Other topics

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 Unknown
Standards compliant ISO 14040; ISO 14044