Published LCA studies

Below is a list of published LCA studies by Novozymes.

Publication

Source

Enzymes in general

 

pdf16Environmental assessment of enzyme use in industrial production – a literature review

Journal of Cleaner Production (2012)

pdf16Cradle-to-gate assessment of industrial enzymes produced by Novozymes in Denmark

The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment (2007)

Animal feed

 

pdf16Profitable protease benefits the environment

All About Feed (2012)

pdf16Use of a protease in poultry feed offers promising environmental benefits

International Journal of Poultry Science (2011)

pdf16Environmental advantages of phytase over inorganic phosphate in poultry feed

Poultry Punch (2011)

pdf16Environmental assessment of  xylanase used in pig production

The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment (2008)

pdf16Environmental assessment of phytase as an alternative to inorganic phosphate in pig feed

The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment (2006)

 Bioethanol  
 pdf16Life cycle assessment of cereal cropping systems – including use of straw for bioethanol production
     Appendix: Greenhouse gas calculator
 DCA - Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture

Cosmetics

 

pdf16Biocatalysis – A sustainable method for the production of emollient esters

International Journal for Applied Science (2008)

Food and beverages

 

pdf16Socioeconomic assessment of reducing population’s salt intake with meat protein extractsSocioeconomic assessment of reducing population’s salt intake with meat protein extracts

Sustainability (2012)

pdf16LCA of using Novamyl® for industrial production of steamed bread in China

Novozymes (2010)

pdf16Comparative LCA of malt-based beer and 100% barley beer
Also available: Full LCA report, Chinese version, Spanish version

Brewing & Beverage Industry International (2010)

pdf16Environmental assessment of the use of phospholipase in mozzarella cheese production

The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment (2009)

pdf16Environmental assessment of enzymatic processing of oils and fats

Inform (2008)

pdf16Environment as a new perspective on the use of enzymes in the food industry

Food Science & Technology (2008)

Household care

 

pdf16Compact detergents in China - A step towards more sustainable laundry

Household and Personal Care Today (2013)

pdf16Environmental benefits of compacted detergents in China (in Chinese)

China Cleaning Industry (2013)

pdf16Taking steps towards a phosphate-free future – Comparing the environmental impacts of alternative builder systems with enzymes

Household and Personal Care Today (2012)

pdf16How enzymes can reduce the impact of liquid detergents

Household and Personal Products Industry (2010)

pdf16Cost-neutral replacement of surfactants with enzymes – a short-cut to environmental improvement for laundry washing

Household and Personal Care Today (2007)

pdf16Life cycle assessment supports cold-wash enzymes

International Journal for Applied Science (2005)

Leather

 

pdf16Using LCA to document sustainability benefits of enzymes in the leather industry

SETAC 18th LCA Case Study Symposium (2012)

pdf16Environmental assessment of enzyme application in the tanning industry

Leather International (2006)

Pulp & paper

 

pdf16 Environmental assessment of enzyme assisted processing in pulp and paper industry

The International  Journal of Life Cycle Assessment (2008)

Textile

 

pdf16Extended lifetime of cotton clothing with biopolishing

International Dyer (2015)

pdf16牛仔退浆酵洗一浴法工艺

Garment Washing (2014) - 服装水洗

pdf16Environmental assessment of combined bioblasting (biopolishing) concept

International Dyer (2013)

pdf16Environmental assessment of combined denim washing process

International Dyer (2012)

pdf16Clean water wanted – and enzymes can contribute to the solution

Impact (2010)

pdf16Comparative LCA of a T-shirt produced with biotechnology and conventional technologyComparative LCA of a T-shirt produced with biotechnology and conventional technology

Novozymes (2009)