Laurie leads and contributes to a number of courses with a particular focus on sustainable development, resource management, waste, environmental law, and lifecycle assessment.
Laurie's work at Solent focuses on resource efficiency, waste, and sustainable development issues. Click the link below to find out more.
Current and recent projects address practical issues, such as:
- Moving from a traditional linear model to circular, closed-loop resource flows in industry.
- Improving sustainable management of resources, business performance, and the environmental impact of craft brewing, coffee production, and other small- and medium-sized enterprises.
- Life cycle assessment of product and services to improve environmental management and performance.
- Model and improve the management of greenhouse gas emission from cities.
Laurie is a regular reviewer for a range of peer-reviewed journals.
Laurie has contributed to a number of publications in the field of sustainability. Click the link below to find out more.
Click the link below to find out more about Laurie's current projects.
Where's it bean?
Working with coffee retailers, roasters, producers and disposable cup manufacturers, this project uses the coffee supply chain as a case study to investigate the potential environmental and social improvements from waste prevention, closed-loop systems, and direct trade.
Think Global, Drink Local
Working with craft brewers, this project is investigating innovative and effective strategies for improvements in brewery sustainability and closed-loop supply chains in the brewing industry.
Laurie recently won an award for Academic Leadership in Life Cycle Assessment. Click the link below to find out more.
Laurie won the award for Academic Leadership in Life Cycle Assessment, at the LCA XVI Awards Dinner on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Charleston, South Carolina.
He was presented with the award at the American Centre for Life Cycle Assessment (ACLCA) annual conference, LCA XVI, for his contribution and leadership in the field of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and sustainability.
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