Scope for green product declarations tested
Researchers from several European countries have begun a project to develop environmental product declarations (EPDs) for smaller companies. The "Stepwise EPD" project will look for ways to implement EPD simply and at low cost and plans to test its method on companies in Denmark, Lativa, Portugal and Sweden. Results are expected in 2006. EPDs could become part of the EU's integrated product policy. The European Commission is due to propose next year whether there should be specific EU encouragement of the approach (EED 18/06/03). More information from IVF (the project coordinator).
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