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Free Webinar to address Environmental Product Declarations.

Press Release Summary:

Nov 13, 2013 - On Nov 13, from 1:00-2:00 pm EST, ASTM International will present free webinar on Environmental Product Declarations, which provide quantifiable environmental data to compare products that fulfill the same function. Attendees will learn where EPDs fit in the environmental labels and standards world; understand increasing importance of EPDs for industry and policy makers; and hear about roles, responsibilities, and related processes for developing and verifying EPDs.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

Original Press Release

ASTM International to Host Free Webinar on Environmental Product Declarations

Press release date: Nov 08, 2013

LCA Expert Wayne Trusty to Present

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., — ASTM International will present a free webinar on Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. EST.

With the proliferation of green measurement systems and labels, there is a growing need to understand the true impact of a product on the environment. Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) provide quantifiable environmental data to compare products that fulfill the same function.

This informative, free, one-hour webinar will be delivered by ASTM International and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) expert Wayne B. Trusty, chair of the ASTM task group on whole building LCA.

Attendees will:
Learn where EPDs fit in the environmental labels and standards world;
Understand the increasing importance of EPDs for industry and policy makers;
Hear about the roles, responsibilities and related processes for developing and verifying EPDs;
Get a grasp on Life Cycle Assessment Methodology; and
Find out how ASTM can help you navigate the PCR and EPD process.
Register today for the webinar. For more information, contact webinars@astm.org.

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ASTM Staff Contact: John Sitarski, Phone: 610-832-9716; jsitarski@astm.org