The fourth conference on life cycle assessment (LCA) was held on September 23rd-25th in Nanjing.it was hosted by the school of the environment Nanjing University and co-hosted by research center for eco-environmental sciences, Chinese academy of sciences, Nankai University, Shanghai Polytechnic University, and Beijing University of Technology.More than 150 people from 37 institutions of higher learning, 11 enterprise groups, 15 research institutes and 4 public welfare organizations attended the meeting, covering the well-known institutions and scholars engaged in LCA research in china. The theme of the Conference is "to expand and deepen the LCA, boost ecological civilization construction". For LCIA case application, 12 academic reports were arranged. Besides, it arranged time for free exchange and discussion, also arranged for the training of LCA software.
Associate professor Song Xiaolong made a report ” Electronic waste life cycle management research and practice” on behalf of the life cycle management team. He introduced the development of the WEEE center in the management method, tools databases of electronic waste .