How to address data quality in the solid waste domain

Trine Henriksen

Technical University of Denmark

Trine Henriksen is a Danish PhD student at the Technical University of Denmark, Department of Environmental Engineering. The topic of her project is on data quality in LCA of waste management systems, with a focus on how to assess data quality and integrate data quality in the result interpretation of the LCA.Trine graduated as an environmental engineer in 2012, and has worked as a consultant for about two years before her current PhD position.

Anders Damgaard

Technical University of Denmark

Anders Damgaard is a senior researcher at the Technical University of Denmark, Department of Environmental Engineering. His research field is assessment tools and models for residual resources. He has been working scientifically with waste and waste related issues since 2006. Specialist in environmental assessment of waste management systems . Main responsible for the development of the LCA-models EASEWASTE / EASETECH.


In life cycle assessment (LCA) data quality assessment is done to evaluate the reliability and properly interpret the results of the study. For many years there has been awareness about the importance of data quality in LCA,... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Trine Henriksen (Technical University of Denmark)
  2. Anders Damgaard (Technical University of Denmark)
  3. Susanna Andreasi Bassi (Technical University of Denmark)
  4. Thomas F. Astrup (Technical University of Denmark)

Topic Area

• Management and technology for sustainable and resilient energy, water, food, materials,


ThS-15 » Special session: "Waste Informatics and Data Quality in Industrial Ecology" (11:30 - Thursday, 29th June, Room F)

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