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All information on the site is copyright Green Design Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, 2008.

Citing results from

If you are using results from running the EIO-LCA on-line tool, please cite appropriately including the title of the site, developers, model used, website URL, and the date accessed. For example:

Carnegie Mellon University Green Design Institute. (2008) Economic Input-Output Life Cycle Assessment (EIO-LCA), US 1997 Industry Benchmark model [Internet], Available from:<> Accessed 1 January, 2008.

Fair Usage

As academic researchers, we value the access of information and methods to scholars. Thus, we created the EIO-LCA on-line tool and allow non-commercial use of the site to all. We  also have commercial use licenses to the data, although we welcome partnerships to develop new models and uses for model results.

If you use results from the website for non-commercial purposes, we request that you indicate the Green Design Institute and the website as the origin of the data. The results of any models may not be used for any commercial application, and may not be used in any derivative work or website without permission.  When used on such works or websites, the website or dashboard application must prominently show the appropriate EIO-LCA logo and credits on all pages that define sources and show results.  This logo is available upon request.