- Senior Consultant
His areas of work include conducting life cycle assessments and research projects in the field of product creation. He is the author of more than 20 life cycle assessment studies in the building materials sector and regularly accompanies companies on their way to carbon neutrality.
He specializes in obsolescence and rebound research issues. In addition to his work at SUSTAINUM, he is involved in the promotion of repair in Germany and is working on his doctorate on the topic of product life cycle development.
Main fields of work
- Life cycle assessment and life cycle analysis (DIN 14044)
- Preparation of environmental product declarations (DIN EN 15804)
- Support and further development of the platform https://ecoscale.de
- Carbon footprints of companies (ISO 14064)
- Implementation of research projects in the context of the Circular Economy
- Since 2018 Fellow of the Fraunhofer IZM/TU-Berlin research group "Obsolescence as a Challenge for Sustainability".
- 2016-2018 Research project LOiPE
- 2016-2017 Member of the board of ReUse e.V.
- Since 2016 board member of eG and SUSTAINUM e.V.
- 2014 - 2016 General representative of eG and board member of SUSTAINUM e.V.
- 2013 - 2014 Project assistance Design Keller (web design and development).
- 2010 - 2013 Master studies of political science at the Free University Berlin
- 2007 - 2010 Bachelor studies of political science and economics
- Longmuß J., Poppe E.: Planned obsolescence: who are those planners? PLATE 2017 Conference Paper, URL: https://sustainum.de/geplante-obsoleszenz-wer-sind-diese-planer/
- Interview contribution to the Disruptive Innovation Festival 2017 of the Ellen Mac Arthur Foundation, Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCFuxNSHKro
- The second pages of planned obsolescence, blog post 10/2017, postwachstumsblog of the IÖW, URL: http://www.postwachstum.de/die-zwei-seiten-der-geplanten-obsoleszenz-20171030
- When software determines the lifespan of hardware, Weitblick 01/2017, p.2. URL: https://germanwatch.org/de/13642
- What does it get us anyway?, mep, issue 2/2015, p.63.
- What does it get us anyway?, On the challenge of making sustainability measurable, Workshop at the 3. Greenmeetings and -events Conference, Frankfurt a.M. 2015.
- Repair Policy in Germany, Between Product Degradation and Spare Parts Shortage, SUSTAINUM Berlin 2014.
- The rebound effect, challenge for environmental policy. Freie Universität Berlin 2013.
- In the eco-trap?, in: ADLAS 02/2011, pp.65-68.
Erik Poppe+49 (0) 30 2345 7496