The Declare label, also known as "The Nutrition Label for Products," sets a sustainable design , focused on manufacturing transparency and tracking the life cycle of materials. The International Living Future Institute, created the Declare label to support the more extensive and more rigorous Living Building Challenge (LBC).
Launched in 2012, Declare has positively changed the materials marketplace by offering ease-of-use to both manufacturers and specifiers to facilitate the exchange of information and enable a future of healthier buildings.
Eco Supply & Richlite share a commitment to environmental stewardship. Richlite continuously monitors industry trends pertaining to sustainability, striving to keep pace with the latest standards and certifications. Declare, along with the Living Building Challenge, is another resource for the A&D community, as well as our clients, to ensure sustainable design standards.
"As a leader in paper composite material, Richlite's work in product transparency continues to evolve to provide the best solutions for both environmental impact and material health transparency," said Melinda Stickle, Sales Manager. "Third-party verification establishes Richlite's commitment to credible transparency, which creates trust among new and existing customers, and moves the products industry toward a higher expectation for transparency delivery at scale."
About the International Living Future Institute
The International Living Future Institute is an environmental NGO committed to catalyzing the transformation toward socially just, culturally rich, and ecologically restorative communities. The Institute is premised on the belief that providing a compelling vision for the future is a fundamental requirement for reconciling humanity's relationship with the natural world. The Institute operates the Living Building Challenge, the world's most advanced, holistic performance standard for buildings. It is a hub for many other visionary programs that support the transformation toward a living future. Learn more at www.living-future.org.
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