Do you know the shortcut to green consumption and green production?Environmental Product Declaration Scheme supports you to establish environmental-friendly consumption & production system by providing transparently the product’s environmental impacts.

Buyer(Company): Environmental Product Declaration. EPD is one of the Type Ⅲ Environmental Declaration programs which evaluate natural resources used and environmental pollutants discharged during the life cycle of the product.


Does not this product contain any harmful substances? What about carbon emissions?How much energy does it consume? How much electricity will this product consume? Is it recyclable? Does it emit any harmful substance while using?


Raw material extraction→Manufacturing materials or parts→Manufacturing products→Using the product→Disposal

Purpose

    Environmental Product Declaration Scheme provides environmental information of products transparently for the purpose to support the purchase of eco-friendly products and to lead the market-driven environment improvements.

Features

  • The environment information resulted from the life cycle assessment, the environmental assessment tool must be provided.
  • EPD scheme is the voluntary system, not a mandatory system regulated by law.
  • EPD Certified products provide its environment information and this means the product’s environmental reliability is excellent.

Progress

  • Feb. 2001. Introduced the nationwide EPD
  • Apr. 2001. KEPA(Korea Environmental Preservation Association) was designated as EPD verifier training organization
  • Jan. 2002. KEITI was designated as LCI DB operational body
  • Jun. 2003. KEITI was registered as full member of GEDnet(Global Environmental Declarations Network)
  • Mar. 2004. KEITI was consigned as EPD target product selection
  • Jan. 2007. KEITI was designated as EPD certification organization
  • Feb. 2009. Introduced Carbon Footprint of Product(CFP) Labeling based on EPD
  • Jun. 2012. Revised the qualification standard of EPD verifiers (Notification 2012-114)
  • Jun. 2013. Established LCI DB on materials, parts and processes (276 items)
  • Jun. 2013. Revised the regulation for EPD certification commission fee (Notification 2013-73)
  • Jul. 2013. Revised the regulation of EPD operation
  • Jul. 2013. Revised the regulation of EPD target product selection and guideline development
  • Jul. 2013. Introduced EPD product category verification system
  • Sep. 2013. Revised the regulation on target product and guideline (Notification 2013-116)