Gregory Peters

Biträdande professor at Chalmers, Technology Management and Economics, Environmental Systems Analysis

Greg Peters’ research is aimed at expanding the application of sustainability assessment tools and improving their accuracy. Recent research projects relate to the clothing, water, agricultural and chemical industries, the regulatory sector and the fate of nitrogen discharges. He teaches life cycle assessment and environmental science to university students and delivers education and peer-review services to industrial clients.

Source: chalmers.se

Projects

2017–2020

Technical and behavioural change for a more sustainable textile life cycle

Gregory Peters Environmental Systems Analysis
Formas

2013–2016

A new perspective on sludge management - cross disciplinary enhancement of hybrid life cycle risk assessment (LiCRA)

Gregory Peters Chemical Environmental Science
Magdalena Svanström Chemical Environmental Science
Robin Harder Chemical Environmental Science
Formas
Göteborgs stad, Intraservice

2013–2017

SUPFES - Substitution in Practice of Prioritised Fluorinated Chemicals to Eliminate Diffuse Sources

Gregory Peters Chemical Environmental Science
Hanna Holmquist Chemical Environmental Science
Formas

2016–2019

Ett verktyg för att identifiera hållbara plastkemikalier

Gregory Peters Chemical Environmental Science
Formas

2011–2019

Future Fashion - sustainable style

Harald Brelid Forest Products and Chemical Engineering
Magdalena Svanström Chemical Environmental Science
Gregory Peters Chemical Environmental Science
Mistra

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Publications

2017

Life cycle assessment of clothing libraries: can collaborative consumption reduce the environmental impact of fast fashion?

Bahareh Zamani, Gustav A Sandin, Gregory Peters
Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol. 162, p. 1368-1375
Journal article
2017

Improved life cycle modelling of benefits from sewage sludge anaerobic digestion and land application

Sara Heimersson, Magdalena Svanström, Christel Cederberg et al
Resources, Conservation and Recyclcing. Vol. 122, p. 126-134
Journal article
2017

Aggregating local, regional and global burden of disease impact assessment: detecting potential problem shifting in air quality policy making

Yumi Kobayashi, Gregory Peters, NJ Ashbolt et al
International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. Vol. 22 (10), p. 1543-1557
Journal article
2017

Perspectives on quantifying and influencing household metabolism

Robin Harder, Mihály Dombi, Gregory Peters
Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. Vol. 60 (2), p. 178-203
Journal article
2017

Life cycle assessment of sludge management with phosphorus utilisation and improved hygienisation in Sweden

Magdalena Svanström, Sara Heimersson, Gregory Peters et al
Water Science and Technology. Vol. 75 (9), p. 2013-2024
Journal article
2017

Dissolved methane in the influent of three Australian wastewater treatment plants fed by gravity sewers

M Short, A Daikeler, Kirsten Wallis et al
Science of the Total Environment. Vol. 599-600, p. 85-93
Journal article
2016

A life cycle perspective of slurry acidification strategies under different nitrogen regulations

Marieke Ten Hoeve, Tays Nyord, Gregory Peters et al
Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol. 127, p. 591-599
Journal article
2016

Life cycle inventory practices for major nitrogen, phosphorus and carbon flows in wastewater and sludge management systems

Sara Heimersson, Magdalena Svanström, Giuseppe Laera et al
International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. Vol. 21 (8), p. 1197-1212
Journal article
2016

Will clothing be sustainable? Clarifying sustainable fashion

Sandra Roos, Bahareh Zamani, Gustav A Sandin et al
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
2016

A life cycle assessment (LCA)-based approach to guiding an industry sector towards sustainability: the case of the Swedish apparel sector

Sandra Roos, Bahareh Zamani, Gustav A Sandin et al
Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol. 133, p. 691-700
Journal article
2016

Life cycle assessment of sludge management with phosphorus utilisation and improved hygienisation in Sweden

Magdalena Svanström, Sara Heimersson, Gregory Peters et al
Water Science and Technology. Vol. Accepted Nov 16 2016
Journal article
2016

Greening the Street-Level Procurer: Challenges in the Strongly Decentralized Swedish System

Patrik Hall, Karl Löfgren, Gregory Peters
Journal of Consumer Policy. Vol. 39 (4), p. 467-483
Journal article
2016

Hotspot identification in the clothing industry using social life cycle assessment—opportunities and challenges of input-output modelling

Bahareh Zamani, Gustav A Sandin, Magdalena Svanström et al
International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. Vol. First online, p. 1-11
Journal article
2016

Including pathogen risk in life cycle assessment: the effect of modelling choices in the context of sewage sludge management

Robin Harder, Gregory Peters, Sverker Molander et al
International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. Vol. 21 (1), p. 60-69
Journal article
2016

11. Life cycle assessment of forest products – challenges and solutions

Gustav A Sandin, Gregory Peters, Magdalena Svanström
Book
2016

Estimating human toxicity potential of land application of sewage sludge: the effect of modelling choices

Robin Harder, Gregory Peters, Magdalena Svanström et al
International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment (5), p. 731-743
Journal article
2016

Properties, performance and associated hazards of state-of-the-art durable water repellent (DWR) chemistry for textile finishing

Hanna Holmquist, Steffen Schellenberger, Ike van der Veen et al
Environment International. Vol. 91, p. 251-264
Journal article
2016

Performance and hazard assessment of fluorinated and non-fluorinated state-of-the-art DWR-polymers

Steffen Schellenberger, Hanna Holmquist, Ike van der Veen et al
Conference poster
2015

Screening potential social impacts of textiles and clothing products

Bahareh Zamani, Gustav A Sandin, Gregory Peters
Conference poster
2015

Is unbleached cotton better than bleached? Exploring the limits of life cycle assessment in the textile sector

Sandra Roos, S Posner, C Jönsson et al
Clothing and Textiles Research Journal. Vol. 33 (4), p. 231-247
Journal article
2015

Review of Environmental Assessment Case Studies Blending Elements of Risk Assessment and Life Cycle Assessment

Robin Harder, Hanna Holmquist, Sverker Molander et al
Environmental Science & Technology. Vol. 49 (2), p. 13083-13093
Journal article
2015

Using the planetary boundaries for evaluating interventions for impact reduction in the clothing industry

Gustav A Sandin, Sandra Roos, Bahareh Zamani et al
Conference contribution
2015

Using the planetary boundaries framework for setting impact-reduction targets in LCA contexts

Gustav A Sandin, Gregory Peters, Magdalena Svanström
International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. Vol. 20 (12), p. 1684-1700
Journal article
2015

Three methods for strategic product toxicity assessment - the case of the cotton T-shirt

Sandra Roos, Gregory Peters
International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. Vol. 20 (7), p. 903-912
Journal article
2015

Ecolabels as drivers of clothing design

Gunilla Clancy, Morgan Fröling, Gregory Peters
Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol. 99, p. 345-353
Journal article
2015

Towards More Holistic Environmental Impact Assessment: Hybridisation of Life Cycle Assessment and Quantitative Risk Assessment

Yumi Kobayashi, Gregory Peters, Stuart Khan
22nd Cirp Conference on Life Cycle Engineering. Vol. 29, p. 378-383
Paper in proceedings
2015

The role of science and technology in sustainable fashion

Gregory Peters, Hjalmar Granberg, Susanne Sweet
The Handbook of Sustainable Fashion, p. 181-190
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
2015

Streamlining life cycle inventory data generation in agriculture using traceability data and information and communication technologies - Part II: Application to viticulture

V. Bellon-Maurel, Gregory Peters, S Clermidy et al
Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol. 87 (1), p. 119-129
Journal article
2015

How city dwellers affect their resource hinterland – a spatial impact study of Australian households

M Lenzen, Gregory Peters
Low Carbon Cities: Transforming Urban Systems, p. 131-148
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
2015

A Carbon Footprint of Textile Recycling: A Case Study in Sweden

Bahareh Zamani, Magdalena Svanström, Gregory Peters et al
Journal of Industrial Ecology. Vol. 19 (4), p. 676-687
Journal article
2015

Clarifying sustainable fashion: Life cycle assessment of the Swedish clothing consumption

Sandra Roos, Gustav A Sandin, Bahareh Zamani et al
Conference poster
2015

Carbon footprints in the textile industry

Gregory Peters, Magdalena Svanström, Sandra Roos et al
Handbook of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Textiles and Clothing, p. 3-30
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
2015

Environmental assessment of Swedish fashion consumption. Five garments – sustainable futures.

Sandra Roos, Gustav A Sandin, Bahareh Zamani et al
Report
2015

Assessing burden of disease as Disability Adjusted Life Years in Life Cycle Assessment

Yumi Kobayashi, Gregory Peters, NJ Ashbolt et al
Science of the Total Environment. Vol. 530-531, p. 120-128
Journal article
2015

Allocation in LCAs of biorefinery products: implications for results and decision-making

Gustav A Sandin, Frida Røyne, Johanna Berlin et al
Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol. 93, p. 213-221
Journal article
2015

Global and local health burden trade-off through the hybridisation of Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment and Life Cycle Assessment to aid water management

Yumi Kobayashi, Gregory Peters, NJ Ashbolt et al
Water Research. Vol. 79, p. 26-38
Journal article
2015

Including Pathogen Risk in Life Cycle Assessment of Wastewater Management. Implications for Selecting the Functional Unit

Robin Harder, Mary Schoen, Gregory Peters
Environmental Science & Technology. Vol. 49 (1), p. 14-15
Magazine article
2014

Methodological issues in life cycle assessment of mixed-culture polyhydroxyalkanoate production utilising waste as feedstock

Sara Heimersson, F Morgan-Sagastume, Gregory Peters et al
New Biotechnology (4), p. 383-393
Journal article
2014

Including Pathogen Risk in Life Cycle Assessment of Wastewater Management. 2. Quantitative Comparison of Pathogen Risk to Other Impacts on Human Health

Sara Heimersson, Robin Harder, Gregory Peters et al
Environmental Science & Technology. Vol. 48 (16), p. 9446-9453
Journal article
2014

Method for Technical, Economic and Environmental Assessment of Advanced Sludge Processing Routes

Magdalena Svanström, Giorgio Bertanza, David Bolzonella et al
Water Science and Technology. Vol. 69 (12), p. 2407-2416
Journal article
2014

Municipal gravity sewers: an unrecognised source of nitrous oxide

M Short, A Daikeler, Gregory Peters et al
Science of the Total Environment. Vol. 468-469, p. 211-218
Journal article
2014

Streamlining life cycle inventory data generation in agriculture using traceability data and information and communication technologies - part I: concepts and technical basis

V. Bellon-Maurel, Michael Short, P. Roux et al
Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol. 69, p. 60-66
Journal article
2014

Life cycle assessment of pig slurry treatment technologies for nutrient redistribution in Denmark

Marieke Ten Hoeve, Nicholas J Hutchings, Gregory Peters et al
Journal of Environmental Management. Vol. 132, p. 60-70
Journal article
2014

Improving odour assessment in LCA - the odour footprint

Gregory Peters, Kathleen Murphy, AP Adamsen et al
International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. Vol. 19 (11), p. 1891-1900
Journal article
2014

Making the most of LCA in technical inter-organisational R&D projects

Gustav A Sandin, Gunilla Clancy, Sara Heimersson et al
Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol. 70, p. 97-104
Journal article
2014

Consequential cradle-to-gate carbon footprint of water treatment chemicals using simple and complex marginal technologies for electricity supply

JP Alvarez-Gaitan, Michael Short, Gregory Peters et al
International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. Vol. 19 (12), p. 1974-1984
Journal article
2014

Life cycle assessment of construction materials: the influence of assumptions in end-of-life modelling

Gustav A Sandin, Gregory Peters, Magdalena Svanström
International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. Vol. 19 (4), p. 723-731
Journal article
2014

Including Pathogen Risk in Life Cycle Assessment of Wastewater Management. 1. Estimating the Burden of Disease Associated with Pathogens

Robin Harder, Sara Heimersson, Magdalena Svanström et al
Environmental Science & Technology. Vol. 48 (16), p. 9438-9445
Journal article
2014

Understanding the impacts of allocation approaches during process-based life cycle assessment of water treatment chemicals

JP Alvarez-Gaitan, Gregory Peters, M Short et al
Integrated environmental assessment and management
Journal article
2014

Muddied waters

Gregory Peters
Chemical Engineer. Vol. 874 (874), p. 38-40
Magazine article
2013

Moving down the cause-effect chain of water and land use impacts: An LCA case study of textile fibres

Gustav A Sandin, Gregory Peters, Magdalena Svanström
Resources, Conservation and Recyclcing. Vol. 73, p. 104-113
Journal article
2013

A hybrid life cycle assessment of water treatment chemicals: an Australian experience

Juan P Alvarez-Gaitan, Gregory Peters, H. V. Rowley et al
International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. Vol. 18 (7), p. 1291-1301
Journal article
2013

Environmental assessment of air to water machines-triangulation to manage scope uncertainty

Gregory Peters, N. J. Blackburn, M. Armedion
International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. Vol. 18 (5), p. 1149-1157
Journal article
2013

Marine nitrous oxide emissions: An unknown liability for the international water sector

Michael Short, Gregory Peters, William Peirson et al
Environmental Science and Policy. Vol. 33, p. 209-221
Journal article
2013

Review of methods addressing freshwater use in life cycle inventory and impact assessment

Anna Kounina, M Margni, J-B Bayart et al
International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. Vol. 18 (3), p. 707-721
Journal article
2013

Methodological issues in LCA of wastewater treatment combined with PHA biopolymer production

Sara Heimersson, Magdalena Svanström, Fernando Morgan-Sagastume et al
Conference contribution
2013

Do we need a price on carbon? The wisdom of the water cooler

Gregory Peters
Water. Vol. 40 (5), p. 48-50
Magazine article
2013

Life cycle assessment of sludge processing

Sara Heimersson, Magdalena Svanström, Gregory Peters
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
2013

Technical, economic and environmental benchmarking of advanced sludge processing routes

Magdalena Svanström, Giorgio Bertanza, David Bolzonella et al
Paper in proceedings
2013

End-of-life management: LCA of textile waste

Bahareh Zamani, Magdalena Svanström, Gregory Peters
Conference contribution
2013

Occurrence of ectoparasiticides in Australian beef cattle feedlot wastes

H. M. Coleman, T. Trinh, N. Le-Minh et al
Environmental Pollution. Vol. 174, p. 265-272
Journal article
2012

Managing Adaptation of Urban Water Systems in a Changing Climate

Michael Short, WL Peirson, Gregory Peters et al
Water Resources Management. Vol. 26 (7), p. 1953-1981
Journal article
2012

A Streamlined Sustainability Assessment Tool for Improved Decision-Making in the Urban Water Industry

M Schulz, M Short, Gregory Peters
Integrated environmental assessment and management. Vol. 8 (1), p. 183-193
Journal article
2012

Aggregating sustainability indicators: Beyond the weighted sum

H. V. Rowley, Gregory Peters, Sven Lundie et al
Journal of Environmental Management. Vol. 111, p. 24-33
Journal article
2012

Environmental performance of new wastewater and sludge treatment routes compared to conventional approaches

Sara Heimersson, Magdalena Svanström, Gregory Peters
Conference contribution
2012

Environmental evaluation of a clear coating for wood: toxicological testing and life cycle assessment

Gustav A Sandin, Gregory Peters, Magdalena Svanström et al
Conference contribution
2011

Getting a better reading on red meat

Gregory Peters, Rowley Hazel, Short Michael et al
Paper in proceedings
2011

Sustainability Assessment in Product Development: Experiences from Two Projects

Gustav A Sandin, Gregory Peters, Annica Pilgård et al
Conference poster
2011

Developing and applying sustainable decision frameworks: a regulator’s perspective.

Matthias Schulz, Sean Shiels, Michael Short et al
Paper in proceedings
2011

Sustainability of water and wastewater treatment chemicals: development of Australian life cycle inventory data

Juan Pablo Alvarez-Gaitan, Matthias Schulz, Gregory Peters
Paper in proceedings
2011

Fugitive nitrous oxide emissions from marine wastewater disposal—a laughing matter?

M Short, WL Peirson, NJ Ashbolt et al
Conference contribution
2011

Location Dependency of the Sustainability of Textile Fibres

Gustav A Sandin, Gregory Peters, Magdalena Svanström
Conference poster
2011

Qualitative characterization of available assessment methods assessing human water use

A Kounina, M Margni, E Aoustin et al
Conference contribution
2011

Assessing agricultural soil acidification and nutrient management in life cycle assessment

Gregory Peters, S. Wiedemann, H. V. Rowley et al
International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. Vol. 16 (5), p. 431-441
Journal article
2010

Accounting for water use in Australian red meat production

Gregory Peters, S. G. Wiedemann, H. V. Rowley et al
International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. Vol. 15 (3), p. 311-320
Journal article
2010

Challenges in adapting water resources and water infrastructure to climate change - a review

Michael Short, Gregory Peters, Matthias Schulz et al
Paper in proceedings
2010

A state of the Art Sustainability Decision-making Framework

Matthias Schulz, Sean Shiels, Michael Short et al
Paper in proceedings
2010

Challenges in Adapting Australian Water Resources and Infrastructure to Climate Change

M Short, E Rocheta, Gregory Peters et al
Water. Vol. 37 (7), p. 42-48
Magazine article
2010

Monitoring Bacterial Indicators and Pathogens in Cattle Feedlot Waste by Real-Time PCR

M Klein, L Brown, B van den Akker et al
Water Research. Vol. 44, p. 1381-1388
Journal article
2010

Red meat production in Australia – A life cycle assessment and comparison with overseas studies

Gregory Peters, HV Rowley, S Wiedemann et al
Environmental Science & Technology. Vol. 44 (4), p. 1327-1332
Journal article
2010

How city dwellers affect their resource hinterland a spatial impact study of Australian households

M Lenzen, Gregory Peters
Journal of Industrial Ecology. Vol. 14 (1), p. 73-90
Journal article
2010

Review of Life Cycle Assessment: Principles, Practice and Prospects

Gregory Peters
Australasian Journal of Environmental Management. Vol. 17 (3), p. 23-24
Magazine article