USG provides customers with the products and services to create sustainable spaces that require fewer resources to build, operate and maintain. The EcoBlueprint™ portfolio makes it easier to find and specify sustainable products. Each EcoBlueprint™ product meets the following criteria:

  • Have Health Product Declarations (HPDs)
  • Have Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs)
  • Have Declare labels
  • Are free of Red List chemicals per Living Building Challenge 3.0 
  • Meet California Department of Public Health (CDPH) low emissions standards
  • Contribute to LEED® v4
  • Contribute to Living Building Challenge
  • Contribute to WELL Building Standard™

From raw material extraction to product design and development, product manufacturing processes, shipping and distribution, service life, and ultimately product end of life/reuse or recycling, USG’s EcoBlueprint™ initative focuses on reducing the size of USG’s environmental footprint throughout our product lifecycle. Sustainability is an important business priority improving USG’s strength and efficiency, and meeting customer’s needs.

Our mindset is focused on continuous improvement even though USG products already score extremely high on a wide variety of sustainable design criteria. In general, our products contain a high level of recycled content, use minimal packaging and perform throughout the lifespan of the building with minimal routine maintenance. View all USG product transparency documentation at