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2013
Performance indicators framework for biodiversity management in Gypsum quarries throughout Europe
This brochure presents the results of a cooperation between Eurogypsum and the university of Liège to develop a set of biodiversity indicators that may be used by the Gypsum Industry in Europe. To develop those indicators, an original approach of participatory process was developed, including the stakeholders involved, to the elaboration of biodiversity indicators in order to integrate the different opinions and to reach a consensus framework.
Infography on the European Gypsum Industry-Facts and Figures
A local resource for a significant industry  
2012
Plaster and Platerboard-the Sustainable Construction Materials for the 21st Century
The brochure presents the European Gypsum Industry  and its contribution to sustainable construction in Europe. Archtects, developers, contractors  home-owners, installers give their views of this tradtional and at the same time innovative materiasl for sustainable buildings.
Increasing Energy efficiency in Buildings with Internal Insulation: The European Gypsum Industry Solutions
In the field of energy efficiency in buildings, the European Gypsum Industry has developed innovative, technological, energy-efficient solutions for building interiors, with a complete offering for walls, floors and ceilings. Internal insulation is very effective in case of renovation and refurbishment. However, we should not forget that substantial energy savings can also be achieved with new buildings. The European Gypsum Industry is convinced that internal insulation techniques are an integrated part of the solutions package for reaching a low carbon economy and green growth. Therefore we produced this brochure to share and transfer our knowledge and achievements for an uptake of those techniques all over Europe with the objective of making internal insulation happen when and where it makes sense. report shows the Gypsum Industry achievements to implement the sustainable construction principles: reduce, reuse and recycle resources; protect nature in all activities; apply life cycle economics in decision making; and thus create a quality built environment: aesthetics, durability, maintainability, comfort.
2011
A Sustainable built Environment for Europe – Activity Report
This activity report shows the Gypsum Industry achievements to implement the sustainable construction principles: reduce, reuse and recycle resources; protect nature in all activities; apply life cycle economics in decision making; and thus create a quality built environment: aesthetics, durability, maintainability, comfort.
2010
50 years of Eurogypsum-50 Years of Sustainable Innovation
This publication from Eurogypsum, the European Federation of National Associations of gypsum products manufacturers, presents the use of gypsum in buildings. The characteristics of this material, the main constituent of plasterboard, are presented as offering fire resistance, acoustic and thermal insulation, and capacity to equilibrate humidity and heat peaks. The document explains how the gypsum industry is involved in innovation through research and development, leading to engineered materials and systems that bring value to the customers’ built environment, comfort, health and safety.
Charter: C&D Waste Management: towards 70% Recycling Target
The aim of this Charter is to promote in real life an ever increasing culture of sustainable production and consumption patterns for gypsum pro ducts and systems within the Gypsum Industry and with the relevant stakeholders in the construction chain. Protecting the natural resources and avoiding an overall negative impact on the environment is a key element of such a culture – well-being, quality and sufficiency for all – within a global economy.
 Biodiversity Stewardship: our Best Practices
This brochure describes the best practices implemented throughout Europe for conserving and adding value to the biological eco-systems during and after quarrying. It also demonstrates that quarrying has a positive environmental impact on the eco-systems providing efficient solutions to the loss of biodiversity and also increasing biological diversity during and after use of the quarry. Adaptation to climate change is thus also in the heart of quarry rehabilitation
Drywall Jointing and Finishing – Surface Quality Level Classifications
This document has been jointly realized by the European Union of contractors of plastering, dry lining, stucco and related activities (UEEP) and Eurogypsum. It describes four levels of jointing and finishing gypsum board surfaces prior to the application of specific types of final decoration. The surface quality level classification on wall and ceiling surfaces varies with the final decoration to be applied and can also be dependent on their location into a building and the type of illumination striking the surface. The surface quality level 4 or skimming is thus intended to become the standard in plasterboard finishing. In promoting the best finishing surface we expect not only to create satisfaction for the final customer and value for the contractor but also as significant amount of skilled jobs in the plastering activity.
2009
Our Steps towards Sustainable Construction: Activity Report 2008
Gypsum products are already today fully sustainable as they are manufactured using Gypsum rock but also by-products and recycled materials, with minimal emissions to air and water. In addition, Gypsum is a magic product: 100 % recyclable with no health issues (no professional diseases), very efficient as a fire retardant and very much appreciated for the indoor air quality as a humidity regulator.
2008
Building Value for Society: Sustainability of Gypsum: our Assets
The Gypsum Industry generates a prosperous and sustainable environment. An established tradition in the responsible use of natural resources and in the rehabilitation of depleted gypsum quarries is now matched by an active stance in the recovery and reprocessing of gypsum waste.
2007
Waste Policy Paper: Building Value for Society
This policy paper identifies efforts undertaken by the Gypsum Industry in improving processes to enable increased volumes of recycled products to be used again in plasterboard manufacturing. This is not an easy task, even though the willingness to progress is strong within the European Gypsum Industry
Gypsum Products Ergonomy based on Risk Assessment
In order to tackle health (WMDSs) and safety (falls and other accidents) on the construction site for Gypsum products, the Gypsum industry thinks that we should strive for a comprehensive approach based on risk assessment for each task, which will determine the solutions. We need to lighten the load, not necessarily by decreasing the product load, but by changing the behaviour of workers via organisational (job scheduling, project planning, site management that allows sufficient time for the work to be completed, etc.) and engineering risk controls (mechanical aids).
2015
Layman Report
A circular economy for the construction sector.

The GtoG project focused on eight EU target countries (Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Poland, Spain, the Netherlands and the UK); estimating that around 1,150,000 tons of plasterboard waste was generated in 2012. In most of these European countries, a low recycling rate of gypsum waste was observed.

The aim of the GtoG project was to produce plasterboard with up to 30% content of recycled gypsum coming from both production and C&D waste.

 
2012
Eurogypsum ID Card
A brochure showing the properties of gypsum products and solutions in the construction sector  
2014
The Multifaceted assets of plaster and plasterboard solutions in Building Renovation
This brochure gives good case studies on how gypsum enhances building renovation.