Gregory Peters

Biträdande professor at Department of Energy and Environment, 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

2013–2016

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

Gregory Peters Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Chemical Environmental Science
Magdalena Svanström Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Chemical Environmental Science
Robin Harder Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Chemical Environmental Science
Formas
Göteborgs stad, Intraservice

2013–2017

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

Gregory Peters Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Chemical Environmental Science
Hanna Maria Andersson Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Chemical Environmental Science
Formas

2016–2019

Ett verktyg för att identifiera hållbara plastkemikalier

Gregory Peters Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Chemical Environmental Science
Formas

2011–2019

Future Fashion - sustainable style

Harald Brelid Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Forest Products and Chemical Engineering
Magdalena Svanström Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Chemical Environmental Science
Gregory Peters Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Chemical Environmental Science
Mistra

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Publications

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 recyling. Vol. 122, p. 126-134
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2017

Perspectives on quantifying and influencing household metabolism

Robin Harder, Mihály Dombi, Gregory Peters et al
Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. Vol. 60 (2), p. 178-203
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2016

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

Patrik Hall, Karl Löfgren, Gregory Peters et al
Journal of Consumer Policy. Vol. 39 (4), p. 467-483
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2016

Will clothing be sustainable? Clarifying sustainable fashion

Sandra Roos, Bahareh Zamani, Gustav A. Sandin et al
Textiles and Clothing Sustainability - Implications in Textiles and Fashion
Chapter in monograph, book
2016

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

Gustav A. Sandin, Gregory Peters, Magdalena Svanström et al
Monograph, book
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. Vol. First online, p. 1-11
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2016

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

Robin Harder, Gregory Peters, Magdalena Svanström et al
The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2016

Using quantitative microbial risk assessment and life cycle assessment to assess management options in urban water and sanitation infrastructures: opportunities and unresolved issues

Robin Harder, Gregory Peters, Nicholas Ashbolt et al
Microbial Risk Analysis
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - 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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. Vol. 21 (8), p. 1197-1212
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
SETAC Nantes 2016
Conference poster
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. Vol. 21 (1), p. 60-69
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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 and Technology. Vol. 49 (2), p. 13083-13093
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2015

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

Gustav A. Sandin, Gregory Peters, Magdalena Svanström et al
The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. Vol. 20 (12), p. 1684-1700
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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 & Textiles Research Journal. Vol. 33 (4), p. 231-247
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2015

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

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

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

Gustav A. Sandin, Sandra Roos, Bahareh Zamani et al
LCM 2015 Proceeding
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2015

Screening potential social impacts of textiles and clothing products

Bahareh Zamani, Gustav A. Sandin, Gregory Peters et al
LCM 2015 Proceeding
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
2015

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

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

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

Y. Kobayashi, Gregory Peters, S. J. Khan et al
22nd Cirp Conference on Life Cycle Engineering. Vol. 29, p. 378-383
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

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

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

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

Yumi Kobayashi, Gregory Peters, Nicholas Ashbolt et al
Science of the Total Environment. Vol. 530-531, p. 120-128
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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, Nicholas Ashbolt et al
Water Research. Vol. 79, p. 26-38
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2015

Ecolabels as drivers of clothing design

Gunilla Clancy, Morgan Fröling, Gregory Peters et al
Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol. 99, p. 345-353
Scientific journal article - 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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2015

The role of science and technology in sustainable fashion

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

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

Robin Harder, Mary Schoen, Gregory Peters et al
Environmental Science and Technology. Vol. 49 (1), p. 14-15
Scientific journal article - non 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, p. 119-129
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
2014

Muddied waters

Gregory Peters,
TCE The Chemical Engineer. Vol. 874, p. 38-40
Scientific journal article - non peer reviewed
2014

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

JP Alvarez-Gaitan, MD Short, Gregory Peters et al
The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. Vol. 19 (12), p. 1974-1984
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

Improving odour assessment in LCA - the odour footprint

Gregory Peters, Kathleen R. Murphy, AP Adamsen et al
The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. Vol. 19 (11), p. 1891-1900
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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 and Technology. Vol. 48 (16), p. 9438-9445
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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 and Technology. Vol. 48 (16), p. 9446-9453
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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, M. D. Short, P. Roux et al
Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol. 69, p. 60-66
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

SUPFES: ENVIRONMENTAL RISK ASSESSMENT ON SHORT-CHAIN PER- AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES APPLIED TO LAND IN MUNICIPAL SEWAGE SLUDGE

Hanna Andersson, Robin Harder, Gregory Peters et al
6th INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP on Per- and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances - PFASs
Conference poster
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

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

Gustav A. Sandin, Gregory Peters, Magdalena Svanström et al
The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. Vol. 19 (4), p. 723-731
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

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

Merieke ten Hoeve, Nicholas J Hutchings, Gregory Peters et al
Journal of Environmental Management. Vol. 132, p. 60-70
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2013

Life cycle assessment of sludge processing

Sara Heimersson, Magdalena Svanström, Gregory Peters et al
Effective Sewage Sludge Management, Minimization, recycling of materials, enhanced stabilization, disposal after recovery, pp. 225-243, Ed. G Mininni, CNR edizioni, Rome, 2013
Chapter in monograph, book
2013

The use of multicriteria analysis – lessons from sustainability assessment of hygiene products containing new wood-based materials

Magdalena Svanström, Gregory Peters,
Proceedings to 6th International Conference on Life Cycle Management, Göteborg, Aug 25-28 2013
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2013

End-of-life management: LCA of textile waste

Bahareh Zamani, Magdalena Svanström, Gregory Peters et al
Proceesings to 6th International Conference on Life Cycle Management, Göteborg, Aug 25-28, 2013
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2013

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

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

Technical, economic and environmental benchmarking of advanced sludge processing routes

Magdalena Svanström, Giorgio Bertanza, David Bolzonella et al
The proceedings of The 1st International IWA Conference on Holistic Sludge Management 6-8 May 2013 in Västerås, Sweden
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2013

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

Sara Heimersson, Magdalena Svanström, Fernando Morgan-Sagastume et al
The proceedings of The 6th International Conference on Life Cycle Management
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2013

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

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

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

Juan P Alvarez-Gaitan, Gregory Peters, Hazel Rowley et al
The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. Vol. 18, p. 1291-1301
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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 et al
Resources, Conservation and Recycling. Vol. 73, p. 104-113
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2013

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

Anna Kounina, M Margni, J-B Bayart et al
The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. Vol. 18, p. 707-721
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

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

Sara Heimersson, Magdalena Svanström, Gregory Peters et al
The proceedings of The 6th European Waste Water Conference & Exhibition, 8-10 October 2013
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2012

Clarifying the role of life cycle assessment in technical research and development projects: Recommendations for project planning.

Gustav A. Sandin, Gunilla Clancy, Sara Heimersson et al
SETAC 18th LCA Case Study Symposium (oral presentation and abstract book)
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2012

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

Gustav A. Sandin, Gregory Peters, Magdalena Svanström et al
PRA's 8th International Woodcoatings Congress (oral presentation and confereence proceeding paper)
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2012

Chemicals of concern in Australian beef cattle feedlot wastes – occurrence of ectoparasiticides and steroid hormones.

Coleman HM, Trang T, Le-Minh N et al
3rd International Conference on Industrial and Hazardous Waste Management
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2012

Aggregating sustainability indicators: Beyond the weighted sum

Hazel Rowley, Gregory Peters, Sven Lundie et al
Journal of Environmental Management. Vol. 111, p. 24-33
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

Managing Adaptation of Urban Water Systems in a Changing Climate

M. D. Short, W. L. Peirson, Gregory Peters et al
Water Resources Management. Vol. 26 (7), p. 1953-1981
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

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

M Schulz, M Short, Gregory Peters et al
Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management. Vol. 8 (1), p. 183-193
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2011

Location Dependency of the Sustainability of Textile Fibres

Gustav A. Sandin, Gregory Peters, Magdalena Svanström et al
Avancell conference, 18-19 October 2011, Gothenburg, Sweden
Conference poster
2011

Integrating Sustainability Considerations into Product Development: A Practical Tool for Prioritising Social Sustainability Indicators and Experiences from Real Case Application

Gustav A. Sandin, Gregory Peters, Annica Pilgård et al
Towards Life Cycle Sustainability Management, s. 3-14
Chapter in monograph, book
2011

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

M Short, WL Peirson, NJ Ashbolt et al
The 7th Australian Life Cycle Assessment Conference - Revealing the secrets of a green market. 9th-10th March 2011, Melbourne.
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2011

Qualitative characterization of available assessment methods assessing human water use

A Kounina, M Margni, E Aoustin et al
SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, Milan, Italy 15-19 May 2011
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2011

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

Juan Pablo Alvarez-Gaitan, Matthias Schulz, Gregory Peters et al
Proceedings of The 7th Australian Life Cycle Assessment Conference - Revealing the secrets of a green market, 9th-10th March 2011, Melbourne.
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

Getting a better reading on red meat

Gregory Peters, Rowley Hazel, Short Michael et al
Proceedings of The 7th Australian Life Cycle Assessment Conference - Revealing the secrets of a green market, 9th-10th March 2011, Melbourne.
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

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

Matthias Schulz, Sean Shiels, Michael Short et al
Proceedings of The 7th Australian Life Cycle Assessment Conference - Revealing the secrets of a green market, 9th-10th March 2011, Melbourne.
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

Sustainability Assessment in Product Development: Experiences from Two Projects

Gustav A. Sandin, Gregory Peters, Annica Pilgård et al
Poster presentation at the AGS annual meeting 'Sustainability and change', 23-25 January 2011, Gothenburg, Sweden,
Conference poster
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
Scientific journal article - non peer reviewed
2010

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

Michael Short, Gregory Peters, Matthias Schulz et al
5th IWA International Young Water Professionals Conference
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2010

A state of the Art Sustainability Decision-making Framework

Matthias Schulz, Sean Shiels, Michael Short et al
Life Cycle Assessment and Footprinting: Bridging the Gap Between Tools and Practice
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2010

Review of Life Cycle Assessment: Principles, Practice and Prospects

Gregory Peters,
Australasian Journal of Environmental Management. Vol. 17 (3), p. 23-24
Journal article - popular science
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2010

Environmental challenges when developing renewable materials to replace non-renewable materials - receiving guidance from LCA studies

Gunilla Clancy, Morgan Fröling, Gregory Peters et al
Oral presentation at the 9th International Conference on EcoBalance 2010 'Towards & Beyond 2020' 9-12 November,Tokyo, Japan
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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 and Technology. Vol. 44 (4), p. 1327-1332
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed