A Brief Note On Environmentally Preferred Products That Have A Reduced Negative Impact On The Environment And Human Health
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EPP—Environmentally Preferred Products
EPP are products that have a reduced negative impact on the environment and human health compared to other products. In this paper, I’ll be discussing three main points. The shift that EPP and other programs like it made in the construction industry to become a more environmentally conscious market. The effect and current practice of EPP. The last point I 'll be making is how EPP and others like will be in the future of construction.
Environmentalism was the first steps in the ground work for EPP to come into existence. The movement was born in 1922. The goal was of this movement was to influence the politicians and the political system itself to lean more eco-friendly. However, it wasn 't until 1962 when Rachel Carson wrote “Silent Spring” that Environmentalism took off. After a movement like this was put into the public 's eye, it was not long before there was more demand for infrastructure markets to become ‘greener’. In the 1990s Leed was created. It was the start of the construction industry beginning to shift to a more eco-friendly mindset.
The Environmentally preferable products (EPP) purchasing program came into the seance in 2015. President Obama signed into law and executive order “13693, Planning for Federal Sustainable in the Next Decade”. The EPP program has launched and run many tools that have helped to reach its goal of a greener construction industry. One of those tools is the
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Electronic product environmental assistant. The EPEAT allowed purchasers, manufacturing firms, contractors or anyone body else who wants to fund products that are good for the environment
Over the course of the class, we have learned many things but one stands out in ...
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...ng material and more about post production. The Environmental performance information step all for the contractor and other parties involved documenting everything. This is to help the government keep better track of materials and the impact they have on our ecosystem.
The future of EEP and programs like it could grow or could shrink. The public has had more and more demand for a more environmentally conscious construction industry. On the other side of the argument, republicans have control of the senate, house, and white house. Their policy on environmental legislation is to let it up to the market. Programs such as EPP and others need government help in order to survive.
In conclusion, EPP stands for Environmentally Preferred Products. EPP is also a program created by the EPA in order for the construction industry to become more environmentally conscious.