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Using an EPD to communicate climate impacts

When an EPD is published, the EPD Australasia allows for the information to be adapted for specific user needs or market applications. A Climate Declaration is one such single environmental impact category. A Climate Declaration is a stand-alone declaration of... Read more

New Asaleo Care EPD

Another recent EPD was from Asaleo Care, a leader in personal care and hygiene products. They published their third EPD covering Tork Xpressnap® Napkins. The full life cycle of hand towels is included, from forestry to pulp manufacture, papermaking, converting,... Read more

Industry associations publish collective EPDs

The two most recent EPDs published in Australasia were both orchestrated by industry associations, rather than individual companies. EPD Australasia is delighted to see industries working collectively to offer up transparent, detailed environmental data. The Wood Processors’ and Manufacturers’ Association... Read more

Study identifies ways to decarbonise NZ construction by 40%

A new report has identified strategies to decarbonise New Zealand’s building and construction sector by 40%. Written by sustainability experts thinkstep-anz for the New Zealand Green Building Council, the report estimates that 1.2 million tonnes of carbon could be slashed from the... Read more

Interview: Jeff Parker, Technical Manager WPMA on publishing a collective EPD

The Wood Processors’ and Manufacturers’ Association of New Zealand (WPMA) has recently published an EPD using compiled data from 10 participating members. Jeff Parker, Technical Manager at WPMA has extensive industry experience and spearheaded the project from the beginning. We... Read more

#rethinkLCA Event: LCANZ’s 10th Anniversary Summit

Wednesday 27th November 9am – 5pm Auckland – Registrations open! The Life Cycle Association of New Zealand is proud to announce that registrations are now open for the #rethinkLCA 1 day summit coming up in November. The 10th Anniversary Summit... Read more

EPD Australasia announces 12-month trade association membership discount

EPD Australasia is offering a discount on first year membership fees for companies who are a member of a trade association that is already signed up with EPD Australasia. This is offered to companies where a sector-wide EPD is registered... Read more

Workshop: Business Value of EPDs 3 October from 3pm

The Life Cycle Association of New Zealand (LCANZ) is holding a special workshop on the 3rd of October in Auckland focussing on the the business value of Environmental Product Declarations, EPDs. Hear from industry experts about their EPD journey and... Read more

Advocacy and Education to promote the value of EPDs

EPD Australasia has been taking time this year to advocate and educate around what EPDs are and their uses, generally spread the word about EPDs as well as promoting our existing published EPDs from our members. In the last few... Read more

Profile: Maurizio Fieschi

Founder and Managing Director Studio Fieschi & soci Srl, Approved EPD Australasia Verifier Maurizio Fieschi is a graduate in Biology and Philosophy and has worked as an environment and sustainability specialist for over thirty years. He has carried out various... Read more

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