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Feb

19, 2013

Updated EPD from Axpo

Wildegg-Brugg run-of-river Power Plant

Axpo has updated the EPD for electricity from Wildegg-Brugg run-of-river Power Plant. The declared product is 1 kilowatt hour (kWh) net electricity generated in Wildegg-Brugg run-of-river power plant and thereafter distributed to a customer connected to the Axpo network during the reference year 2011/2012.

 

Feb

13, 2013

New PCR for concrete

A new PCR for concrete has been issued. The PCR is an update of a previuos PCR and is now aligned towards EN 15804. The PCR has been developed by World Business Council of Sustainability Development (WBSCD) Cement Sustainability Initiative.

Feb

4, 2013

Updated PCR for Rolling stock

Updated PCR for Rolling stock

UNIFE - the Association of the European Rail Industry have updated the PCR for rolling stock. The PCR includes rolling stock like rail vehicles, trams, metros, electric/diesel locomotives and passanger or goods wagons of different types.

Feb

1, 2013

New PCR on prefabricated buildings

PCR on prefabricated building

A new PCR on prefabricated buildings has been issued. The PCR covers the CPC code 387 "Prefabricated buildings" and its subclasses.

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Jan

25, 2013

Cooperation with IBU

The cooperation between SEMCo and IBU was officially launched on January 17 at the annual German construction trade fair BAU 2013 in Munich, at which the management from the two organizations signed the mutual recognition agreement.

The Swedish Environmental Management Council (SEMCo), the program operator for the International EPD® System and the German organization IBU (Institut Bauen und Umwelt e.V.) has agreed on a mutal recognition regarding their programmes for environmental declarations.

"This collaboration, in which we mutually recognize each programmes for EPDs in the construction sector, is now official. We are delighted to offer this expanded service to our clients ", says Sven-Olof Ryding, CEO of SEMCo

"EPDs in the construction sector will become increasingly important with the standard EN 15804 as well as the requirements on environmental information to obtain the CE label on construction products" says Joakim Thornéus, responsible for the international EPD® System.

Currently, there are available EPDs registered from more than 100 organizations in 18 countries around the world in the International EPD® system. These include most of the major product groups - including construction products.

IBU is a driving force in matters of EPD on construction products and has led the work on the development of European Standard EN 15804. IBU's business is dedicated to providing its members help to develop and register EPDs for construction products in accordance with the new EU rules.

For interested organizations within the construction sector, the International EPD® System and IBU now offer the possibility to expand the market for their EPDs and label the declaration with the logotypes of both organizations.

For more information, please contact Joakim Thornéus, head of the International EPD® System, joakim@environdec.com, tel +468 5010 5552.

Jan

8, 2013

New EPDs for olive oils

Monini

The Italian company Monini S.p.A has issued EPDs for four of their extra virgin olive oils.

Jan

8, 2013

New EPDs for sunglasses

New EPDs for sunglasses

The Luxottica Group has issued five EPDs for Ray-Ban® and  Oakley® sunglasses. The EPDs are pre-certified and work have started on the development of a new PCR for the product category.

Dec

18, 2012

New PCR for Other furniture

PCR for Other furniture

A new PCR covering the UN CPC class 3814 "Other furniture" has been issued. The PCR includes basically all types of furniture except seats, office furniture, wooden kitchen furniture, mattress supports and mattresses and parts of furniture.

Dec

18, 2012

Open consultation: PCR for leather footwear

A draft PCR for leather footwear is now available for comments. The consultation will last until February 5, 2013. Any interested parties are welcome to contribute to the PCR. Comments can be sent directly to the PCR moderator or posted at the PCR Forum.   

Dec

13, 2012

New PCR on filling machines

New PCR on filling machines

A new PCR on filling machines has been issued. The PCR cover machinery related to packaging of liquid food products since requirements on hygiene and functionality are very specific for filling and packaging machines handling liquid food.

Dec

11, 2012

New PCRs on copper

New PCRs on copper

The research Center of Mining and Metallurgy (CIMM) in Chile has led the development of three new PCRs for copper: copper ore and concentrates, copper cathode and copper wire. The PCRs are now approved and published on the website.

Dec

7, 2012

70 000 web visitors in 2012

This year, so far, the website of the International EPD System has had 70 000 visitors. The number of visitors has increased by 25 per cent since the year before. Most visitors to environdec.com are based in Italy, Spain, the US, Sweden and the UK with some additional 15 countries actively involved with the System so far. The number of French visitors has increased by 25 percent in the last year compared to the year before.

Nov

23, 2012

Updated EPD for air duct panels

Air ducts

P3, an Italian based manufacturer och air duct system has updated their EPD for sandwich panels for air ducts.

Nov

21, 2012

PCRs on open consultation

At the moment there are a number of PCRs on open consultations. We welcome all interested parties to submit comments on the PCRs. Please post the comments on the PCR forum or send them directly to the PCR moderator. To download the PCRs it is required to be logged in. New users can easily get a username by filling in the form found here.

 

PCR Name Deadline
Plastics in primary forms 2012-11-23
Woven fabrics of man-made filaments and staple fibres 2012-11-23
Road infrastructure 2012-12-31
Railway infrastructure 2012-12-31
Wastewater collecting and treatment services 2012-12-31
Corrugated paper and paperboard 2012-12-31
Basic module: Transport infrastructure 2012-12-31
Plastic waste and scrap recovery (recycling) services 2013-01-11

 

Nov

20, 2012

The latest EPD updates

È Così has issued a new version of the EPD for detergents and cleaning products.

San Benedetto has updated the EPD for mineral water.