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Year in review – a message from our Chair

It is strange to look back to the beginning of the year when Covid was still of major concern and lockdowns an ever-present threat to our lifestyle. Fortunately, the organisation was already largely operating remotely, and we were well prepared... Read more

News from the EPD International Stakeholder Conference – with Noa Meron, thinkstep-anz

Noa Meron, Team Lead LCA at thinkstep-anz recently attended the EPD International Stakeholder Conference 2023 in Istanbul, Turkey. The theme for this year’s conference was ‘In EPD We Trust’. We asked Noa about her impressions of the conference and how... Read more

EPDs published November – December 2023

It has been a quieter November and December with our Programme publishing two EPDs for new members, Laminex New Zealand and Wagners, five EPDs for existing members Hymix and Hanson, and two updated EPDs for Boral and APL Window Solutions.... Read more

Video – What is an Environmental Product Declaration?

What is an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD)? For someone thinking of producing an EPD it can be confusing, and the process can be daunting. Our partners at The International EPD System have developed a quick video, guiding you through the... Read more

FAQ – How to number products within PDF EPDs

EPD product identification numbers We are introducing more detailed EPD product identification numbers to facilitate the transition to digital EPDs. The change applies to PDFs of EPDs with multiple products.   In PDF EPD documents containing multiple similar products, each... Read more

Welcome Bureau Veritas as an accredited EPD process certifier

We welcome Bureau Veritas Australia & New Zealand as an accredited provider of EPD process certification for the EPD Australasia Programme. The market acceptance of Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) relies on the publication of environmental information that is reliable and... Read more

EPDs published September – October 2023

It has been a busy September and October with our Programme publishing EPDs for new members, Geo40, Xypex Australia, and OmniGrip Direct. We also published multiple EPDs for existing members Downer and Hanson. These businesses have declared their product’s environmental... Read more

Have your say on default product emission factors for the NABERS Embodied Carbon tool

We recently attended an excellent information online session run by NABERS and thinkstep-anz about developing default mission factors for building products and materials. The following topics were presented: The emissions data methodology NABERS proposed in the public consultation paper and... Read more

Record number of EPDs published

The period from May to August 2023 saw the publication of 35 new EPDs and updates of 7 EPDs by Australian and New Zealand businesses. Welcoming New Members 23 new EPDs have been published for new members: Altus Industrial Aluminium... Read more


EPDs Used to Achieve Net Zero. Adbri (formerly known as Adelaide Brighton) has been pioneering construction materials and industrial mineral manufacturing in Australia since 1882. Their stated purpose is to build a better Australia, contributing socially and economically. One of... Read more

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