UK-GBC Materials Resources

UK-GBC Materials Resources

This web page provides a summary of the major issues relating to the use of materials within the built environment. There are links to further information including:

- a WRAP and UK-GBC project looking at creating a database of embodied carbon for buildings
- minimising embodied impacts
- life cycle assessment
- green guide to specification
- recycled and secondary material
- environmental product declaration
- responsible sourcing
- healthy materials

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