July 2nd, 2018

GSA Study of High-Performance Buildings Finds They Deliver Cost Savings and Occupant Satisfaction

On June 28, 2018 the U. S. General Services Administration (GSA) released the results of a three-year comprehensive study comparing 100 federal high-performance buildings, which followed the Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings , and 100 legacy buildings that did not follow the standard. The study examined five key metrics: energy savings, water savings, cost to… read more

July 2nd, 2018

Tire Industry Project Announces First PCR for Tires Industry Developed by UL

The Tire Industry Project (TIP) announced the first Product Category Rules (PCR) for tires to improve standardization and transparency of the impact of tires throughout their life-cycle. The PCR, developed and published by UL Environment, was issued after a pilot phase that included expert review and testing by TIP members and sustainability consultancy, Quantis.  TIP… read more

June 25th, 2018

Will China’s Restrictions on Recycling Imports Spur Circular Economy Efforts?

By Catherine Sheehy The business conversation about circular economies is picking up momentum around the world. This discussion is breathing new life into old debates about stuff and what we do with it – reducing and reusing materials, recycling, and otherwise diverting materials from landfills. But there’s a seismic shift underway, one that will force… read more

June 21st, 2018
NeoCon 2018 Wrap-Up
June 8th, 2018
U.S. FDA Recognizes ISO 18562 Raising the Bar for Medical Device VOC & Particle Testing
June 6th, 2018
Product circularity minimizes waste and carbon emissions from cradle to grave
June 6th, 2018
New UL SPOT includes enhanced search features, collaborative virtual workspaces and our new BIM Tools
June 5th, 2018
Measuring Carbon Reduction from Disposal Alternatives: How Zero Waste Reduces GHG Emissions
May 23rd, 2018
UL is expanding chemical and sustainability capabilities with the opening of a state-of-the-art laboratory in the European region
May 23rd, 2018
EPA Formaldehyde Labeling Effective Date Has Been Changed