Wilsonart has announced that its Wilsonart® High Pressure Laminate (HPL) now includes the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) Declare label. Declare labels, similar to food ingredient labels, detail the material health composition of building products to help inform consumers about the safety of the products they use every day. Wilsonart is the first laminate manufacturer to feature the Declare label.
“The Declare label makes complex information approachable and useful, provides manufacturers with a robust structure to share product data and saves designers time,” said Ren DeCherney, manufacturing manager, business development, International Living Future Institute. “The International Living Future Institute applauds this milestone achievement for Wilsonart and their dedication to creating a transparent and sustainable world.”
Declare labels are accessible on a free and searchable database at declare.living-future.org. The database is used by leading designers, large real estate owners and conscientious homeowners to specify products they know they can trust and that meet the requirements of leading green building standards, including the Core Green Building, LBC, LEED and WELL Certifications.
The Wilsonart HPL products’ label has achieved the declaration status of “Red List Approved.” This designation demonstrates that these Wilsonart Laminate products disclose a minimum of 99 percent of ingredients present in the final product and meet the LBC Red List Imperative requirements through one or more approved exceptions.
“Working with Declare underscores Wilsonart’s commitment to environmental sustainability, while also making it easier for our customers to identify the sustainable surface solutions they seek.” said Rajesh Ramamurthy, vice president of innovation and technology at Wilsonart.
With two times more post-consumer recycled content than any other laminate brand, Wilsonart HPL is one of the most innovative and environmentally friendly surface materials available. Wilsonart HPL is also GREENGUARD Gold Certified to meet low chemical emission limits for better indoor air quality.
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