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Part IV of Planning a life Cycle Analysis Library

Life Cycle Assessment of Cleaning Systems Part IV of "Planning a Life Cycle Analysis Library of Preventive Conservation Methods" This is the fourth post about the activities of the FAIC project to plan for a Library of Preventive Conservation Life Cycle Analysis (LCA). The project is...

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Part VI of "Planning a Life Cycle Analysis Library of Preventive Conservation Methods" Developing a Beta LCA Tool for the Field

This is the sixth post about the activities of the FAIC project to plan for a Library of Preventive Conservation Life Cycle Analysis (LCA). The project is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities through a Research & Development Grant, 2017-2018. This LCA Library...


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AIC-SC Celebrating our belated 10 year birthday!

What has happened in the decade since the AIC Sustainability Committee was formed? The AIC Sustainability Committee was established in 2008. We have been asking ourselves, what is on the horizon for the next decade? But before we get there, we thought we’d take a breath to look at the progress...


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Part V of "Planning a Life Cycle Analysis Library of Preventive Conservation Methods" A Pilot LCA Workshop: April 2018

Part V of "Planning a Life Cycle Analysis Library of Preventive Conservation Methods" A Pilot LCA Workshop: April 2018 Sarah Nunberg and Sarah Sutton This is the fifth post about the activities of the FAIC project to plan for a Library of Preventive Conservation Life Cycle...


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Life Cycle Assessment of Historical Silver Objects now on Public Display Part III of "Planning a Life Cycle Analysis Library of Preventive Conservation Methods"

This is the third post about the activities of the FAIC project to plan for a Library of Preventive Conservation Life Cycle Analysis (LCA). The project is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities through a Research & Development Grant, 2017-2018. The first post oriented you to the...


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Recycle your PPE! Update on the RightCycle Program

The Kimberly-Clark RightCycle Program now accepts and recycles protective eye wear, in addition to K-C brand nitrile gloves and Tyvek items. Email rightcycle@kcc.com to get started. Don't use Kimberly-Clark brand PPE? Opt for a TerraCycle box to recycle all glove types. 107 metric tons...


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What is Sustainability? A bit of history

Sustainability Committee guest post by Estelle De Bruyn . Our century faces two major challenges: diminishing oil reserves signal the end of our society's most common and inexpensive energy source (1), while climate change represents a serious danger for natural (2) and cultural...


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AIC Joins Mobilization to Unite Cultural Heritage for Climate Action

Climate change presents an array of challenges for our society in the years to come. But what role can the cultural heritage sector play in facing these challenges? The Cultural Heritage Mobilization aims to unite culture, heritage, indigenous, sustainability, and community organizations from...

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What is Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and How Does it Help Heritage Professionals?

Part II of "Planning a Life Cycle Assessment Library of Preventive Conservation Methods" Sarah Nunberg, Objects Conservation Studio Sarah Sutton, LEED-AP, Sustainable Museums This project is about making the invisible visible through employing Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) to...

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Part I "Planning a Life Cycle Analysis Library of Preventive Conservation Methods"

“Planning a Life Cycle Analysis Library of Preventive Conservation Methods:” An Introduction to the NEH Tier 1 Research and Development Grant Sarah Nunberg, Objects Conservation Studio Sarah Sutton, LEED-AP, Sustainable Museums At what cost to our health and to the environment...