EPD: Environmental Product Declaration

EDP is a study that aims at understanding the environmental impact of a product on the basis of the analysis of the life cycle of the product.

Recognized throughout Europe, EDP is defined according to regulation EN 15804. Similar to FDES, it differs in that it does not take into consideration the health aspects imposed by the integration of the French system on the European standard.

It is basically a declaration whose practical application is defined by ISO 14020 and ISO 14025 regulations.

Acting as an ‘identity card’ for products produced by Novoceram, the declaration is an in-depth analysis of the environmental impact of products, from their extraction as raw materials to the end of their life cycle (“cradle to grave”).

As with FDES, an analysis is carried out at each phase of the life cycle of the product, with the aim of determining the indicators to be taken into consideration to define the EDP.

EDP therefore not only allows being able to evaluate, but also to clearly communicate the environmental performance of products produced by Novoceram according to a well-defined system.

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Environment and Quality
Environment and Quality

Quality and respect for the environment are two core values of Novoceram. Proof of this is the current environmental project, the management of the life cycle of products and important certifications obtained over the years.

Life cycle of Novoceram products
Life cycle of Novoceram products

The 5 steps of the life cycle of Novoceram products: raw materials and energy, production, transportation, use and disposal.

Novoceram ecological chart
Novoceram ecological chart

The ecological chart of Novoceram in 14 points: recycling and re-use of waste, water efficiency, reduction of the emission into the atmosphere, etc…

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