ASTM International - ASTM E3066-16

Standard Practice for Assessing Relative Sustainability Involving Energy or Chemicals from Biomass

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 July 2016
Status: historical
Page Count: 7
ICS Code (Product life-cycles): 13.020.60
ICS Code (Biological sources and alternative sources of energy): 27.190
scope:

1.1 This practice provides a methodology for assessing the relative sustainability of products, processes or projects involving energy and chemicals derived from biomass.

1.2 These assessments will facilitate informed decisions, leading to more sustainable outcomes.

1.3 This practice provides a methodology that includes setting goals and objectives, identifying the appropriate context and selecting appropriate indicators that ensure comparable, equivalent and replicable assessments of relative sustainability where at least one option is available from biomass.

1.4 The objectives of this practice are to reduce bias and distortion in the marketplace, facilitate fair comparison of options, focus on assessments reflecting stakeholder priorities, and support continual improvement for more sustainable outcomes.

1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Document History

May 1, 2020
Standard Practice for Evaluating Relative Sustainability Involving Energy or Chemicals from Biomass
1.1 This standard practice provides a science-based methodology for evaluating the relative sustainability of options involving energy or chemicals derived from biomass. Options may involve products,...
December 1, 2016
Standard Practice for Evaluating Relative Sustainability Involving Energy or Chemicals from Biomass
1.1 This standard practice provides a science-based methodology for evaluating the relative sustainability of options involving energy or chemicals derived from biomass. Options may involve products,...
ASTM E3066-16
July 1, 2016
Standard Practice for Assessing Relative Sustainability Involving Energy or Chemicals from Biomass
1.1 This practice provides a methodology for assessing the relative sustainability of products, processes or projects involving energy and chemicals derived from biomass. 1.2 These assessments will...
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