Vitro Architectural Glass

Sustainability Programs & Resources

To provide architects with the assurance and documentation they need to meet and verify their sustainability goals, Vitro Architectural Glass participates in a range of programs and initiatives. To learn more about our programs or to download applicable documentation, please review the information below.

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Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs)

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) is the first North American manufacturer to publish third-party verified Environmental Products Declarations (EPDs) for Flat Glass and Processed Glass products. The documents provide detailed data about the life-cycle impacts of Vitro Glass products on the environment and may be used as credentialing for LEED® and other green building certification programs.

For more information on utilizing our EPDs to earn LEED® credits, visit the Materials & Resources section of our LEED® guide.

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Cradle to Cradle Certified™ (C2C) Products

In 2008, Vitro Architectural Glass became the first U.S. glass manufacturer to have its entire collection of architectural glass products recognized by the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Products Program.

Today, Vitro Glass’s product selection is Cradle to Cradle™ Bronze certified; subcategory certification levels, valid through 2020, are below.

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Category Certification
Material Health Gold
Material Reutilization Gold
Renewable Energy and Carbon Management Bronze
Water Stewardship Bronze
Social Fairness Gold
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Material Health Certificate

The Material Health Certificate uses the material health assessment methodology of the Cradle to Cradle Certified Product Standard.

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Vitro Glass 2017 Sustainable Development Report

Vitro’s 2017 Sustainable Development Report details the company’s global sustainability model in action around the world.

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LEED Recycled Content Letter

Vitro Architectural Glass recycled content reporting documentation.

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Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

Vitro Architectural Glass is committed to product stewardship, occupational safety and health, and spill-handling procedures.

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Living Building Challenge (LBC) Red List of Materials

Vitro Architectural Glass products, version 3.1 compliance letter.

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