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March 22, 2023, 8:22 PM

Builders Tell EPA They Want Automated Help for Carbon Labeling

Stephen Lee
Stephen Lee

Digital tools and buy-in from trade associations are what’s needed most for better labeling of environmental product declarations that show the carbon content of construction materials, business groups told the EPA on Wednesday.

A digital tool could automatically generate labels for various kind of products, making the process faster and less expensive for businesses. Some commercial tools are already available to do that work.

In addition, financial incentives should be made available for the creation of more detailed product lifecycle data, including the carbon that goes into their production, use and disposal, the group said during an agency webinar.

Those ...

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