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Draft Australasian Annex to the PCR for Asphalt Mixtures now open for public consultation

Start open consultation: 2018-11-6 Deadline open consultation: 2018-12-4 PCR appendix review and approval: 2018-12-14 Publication: 2018-12-21 This document is a regional (Australian) PCR appendix and a draft is available for open consultation until 2018-12-4. Any stakeholder may comment on the... Read more

EPD Australasia releases updated Regional Annex to the General Programme Instructions

The Australasian Regional Annex to the General Programme Instructions has been updated and are now available here. The International EPD System publishes General Programme Instructions (GPIs) to provide the overarching rules for EPD Programmes in accordance with ISO 14025. These... Read more

Australasian EPDs in the News

Two recent articles in the Australian Financial Review reinforce the role of Australasian EPDs as the best available way to provide quality, verified measure of environmental impacts. Although both articles are orientated towards application in the timber industry, the points... Read more

Latest EPD covers Acoustic Insulation

Producing high quality polyester fibre products for over 20 years, CSR Martini have recently expanded to produce a range of insulation products specifically engineered to control noise in buildings. The products have been designed to provide acoustic solutions in challenging... Read more

CSR Martini, Downer Rail, The NZ Merino Company and Woven Image Join Australasian EPD

This month we welcome four new companies to the Australasian EPD family. CSR Martini Pty Ltd is an Australian owned and operated business with over 20 years experience manufacturing environmentally sustainable, high-quality polyester fibre products. When the company expanded to... Read more

Global PCR for Tyres Presents Opportunities for Local Transport Industry

The International EPD System has announced new Product Category Rules (PCRs) for the global tyre industry. A PCR is the backbone of any EPD in that it details the specific requirements of what needs to be in the EPD and... Read more

AGM 2018

The Australasian EPD Programme held their Annual General Meeting in August. The Programme is jointly owned by the Australian and New Zealand LCA Societies so the Presidents of each were present to approve the annual report on the Programme’s activities... Read more

Using EPDs to Gain Market Advantage

Environment Product Declarations have fast become the benchmark when it comes to measuring and reporting the environmental impacts of a product or service. As the world becomes increasingly aware of the importance of sustainability and that EPDs provide the credible... Read more

PROFILE: Stephen Mitchell

Stephen Mitchell Chairs the Board of the Australasian EPD Programme. A leading sustainability professional, Stephen specialises in due diligence for illegally logged wood, timber resource recovery and environmental certification. We spoke to him about his involvement with sustainability and EPDs... Read more

10th Australian LCA Conference to be Held in Sydney March 2019

Those interested in environmental sustainability and particularly in accurately measuring environmental impacts will want to be at the 10th Australia LCA Conference which will held in Sydney from 4-6 March 2019. Themes this year include: Low embodied impact structures and... Read more

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