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Profile: Oji Fibre Solutions

Early adopter says EPDs may change the narrative on pulp & paper industry Oji Fibre Solutions (OjiFS) is one of Australasia’s leading manufacturers of pulp, paper, and wood-fibre-based packaging solutions.  OjiFS has operations in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and... Read more

25th Anniversary of EPD: remembering the first EPD for hydro electricity production

It’s been a quarter of a century since the world’s first EPD was published. The first EPD was published in 1998 by the International EPD System for European energy infrastructure company Vattenfall. The EPD provided environmental data on the production... Read more

The EPD rush is on: 9 new, 4 updated

The pre-Christmas rush saw the publication of nine new EPDs by Australian and New Zealand businesses and updates of four EPDs. We welcome Oji Fibre Solutions, New Zealand Structural Insulated Panels, Envirocon NZ, BGC Quarries, BGC Cement and Steel Mains... Read more

EPD Australasia joins Green Building Council of Australia

EPD Australasia has become a member of the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA). Our Board chair John McArthur explains that “Our membership commitment shows we take sustainability seriously and want to share our expertise, influence industry and learn from... Read more

What’s the difference? EPDs vs ISO 14067 carbon footprint

What are the main differences between an EPD and an ISO 14067 product carbon footprint study? An Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) is a standardised way of communicating the environmental performance of a product over its life cycle, based on life... Read more

EPD North America joins the International EPD System

EPD North America has joined EPD Australasia, EPD América Latina, EPD Egypt, EPD Turkey, EPD Southeast Asia, EPD Brasil, and EPD Argentina within the International EPD System’s global network of regional partners. The North American organisation is led by Managing... Read more

Construction product EPDs continue to grow

Almost 130,000 EPDs for construction products worldwide The latest data collated by Jane Anderson of ConstructionLCA shows over 16,000 construction product EPDs verified to EN 15804 have been registered globally up to the end of December 2022. With nearly 90,000... Read more

Join us at the ALCAS Conference 2023

The 11th Australian Conference on Life Cycle Assessment is being held on 19-20 July 2023 in Coolangatta QLD and early bird registrations are now open. This year’s theme is Responding to the climate emergency: metrics and tools for rational action.... Read more

EPD Australasia announces new pricing structure from 1 April 2023

EPD Australasia is introducing a new fee structure which will apply from 1st April 2023. Fees for registration of EPDs will be abolished. Annual fees, which have not changed since the organisation began in 2014, will increase. Several new fee... Read more

EPD International Conference ISC2022

Recordings from the successful 2022 EPD International Stakeholder Conference held on 9th September in Slovenia are now available for viewing. This year’s conference had presentations on the following topics: EU Legislation and EPDs by Olympia Dolla – Sustainable Construction Manager... Read more

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