What is an EPD® ?
An EPD® is an certified environmental declaration developed in accordance with the standard ISO 14025.
What about the ®?
EPD® is a registered trademark. EPD® is sometimes used as an abbreviation for environmental declarations according to ISO 14025 in general but sometimes also for other types of environmental informaton.
An environmental declaration, is defined, in ISO 14025, as quantified environmental data for a product with pre-set categories of parameters based on the ISO 14040 series of standards, but not excluding additional environmental information.
Environmental Product Declarations (EPD® ) add several new market dimensions to inform about environmental performance of products and services with key characteristics and guiding principles resulting in a number of advantages both for organisations creating EPD® s as well as for those making use of EPD® information.
All EPD®s on this site are free to download.