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NRMCA Sustainability Certifications


The ready mixed concrete industry is dedicated to upholding the principles of sustainable development—development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs—by attempting to balance social, economic and environmental impacts. NRMCA has developed several programs to help concrete producers meet the challenges of sustainability:




NRMCA is an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) Program Operator in order to help concrete producers and concrete product suppliers meet new requirements in LEED v4, International Green Construction Code (IgCC) and the Architecture 2030 Challenge for Products. EPDs are third party verified (certified) reports published by product manufacturers that provide quality assured and comparable information regarding environmental performance of their product. Learn more

Sustainable Concrete Plant Certification

This program provides a quantitative, performance-based metric, to allow ready mixed concrete producers to demonstrate excellence in sustainable development. The Certification provides ready mixed concrete plants with specific guidance to assess their production practices and implement sustainability strategies that will ultimately lower their overall footprint. Learn more


Concrete Sustainability Professional Certification


The goal of this certification program is to ensure that concrete industry professionals are knowledgeable on concepts of sustainable development and green building practices. Learn more





NRMCA Sustainability Initiatives


NRMCA Sustainable Concrete Plant Certification

NRMCA Concrete Sustainability Professional Certification

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