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  • Sustainable Business Oregon features Earthsure Brewers Software

    Sustainable Business Oregon profiles Earthsure Software and one of our Brewers, Hopworks Urban Brewery in Oregon.  More…  

    Sustainable Business Oregon features Earthsure Brewers Software
  • Sustainable Apparel Coalition PCRs Finalized

    The Sustainable Apparel Coalition has finalized six PCRs, available here. All of the PCRs follow the SAC PCR Guidance. The draft PCRs are linked here below. The data collection sheets are part of each of the PCRs. The SAC is now undertaking a pilot that will develop EPDs from these PCRs.

    Sustainable Apparel Coalition PCRs Finalized
  • IERE Participates in United Nations Conference Rio +20

    During the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20, IERE Executive Director, Dr. Rita Schenck, took part in a five person panel titled “First Responders.” Topics such as the effects of natural disasters on human health and the ability to deliver aid and emergency services as well the Life Cycle Assessment conducted on the ASI product… [more]

    IERE Participates in United Nations Conference Rio +20
  • IERE and JEMAI Sign MOU

    JEMAI, Japanese Environmental Management Association for Industry, and IERE have signed an MOU to harmonize efforts for their respective Type III EPD label programs. For the full article click here.

    IERE and JEMAI Sign MOU
  • Earthsure® Announces EPD Labeling Software

    The earthsure® program from the Institute for Environmental Research and Education unveiled their Brewers Software at an event on Vashon Island, Washington recently. This technology takes the LCA measurements of the craft brew process, and formulates this information into a TYPE III Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) disclosing the results. Cliff Goodman, owner and Master Brewer… [more]

    Earthsure® Announces EPD Labeling Software
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