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I am doing an LCA on a wood-plastic composite for my thesis. My supervisor wants me to calculate the amount of biogenic carbon stored/fixated in the product. Is there any way I can calculate that in openLCA? I am using the EF and ELCD databases.
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Yes, you can check the uptake of CO2 as resource that goes into your product, you see this in the contribution tree.

Hth, Andreas

- regarding the EF and ELCD database, see my other reply please
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If I use the "greenhouse gas protocol" or "selected LCI results additional" impact analysis methods there are impact categories for CO2 uptake and carbon biogenic fixed. Do you mean those?
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You can simply use the flow, CO2 as resource in air.