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Asphalt Sustainability: Can all LCAs be considered as EPDs?

Dr. Chait Bhat, Ph.D., LCACP is the Sustainability Engineer for the Asphalt Institute.

In a previous edition, we discussed the systemic organizational improvements required to develop Product Category Rules (PCRs) and Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) at the pavement-level considering the full life cycle. That June 2023 article focused on the importance of developing PCRs and EPDs from a holistic scope of “cradle-to-grave” covering the entire pavement life cycle and not just from a “cradle-to-gate” scope covering construction materials only.