Our focus lies in preserving the planet; our water, land and air. Every day, we strive to add more sustainable, earth-friendly cleaning products to our active inventory. We continually seek manufacturers whose goals are to reduce energy usage and related carbon dioxide emissions. Moreover, we strive to use less packaging materials, use paper products derived from sustainable forests, recycle excess water used in paper goods, and reduce waste.
Green Seal is an independent, non-profit organization that strives to achieve a healthier and cleaner environment by identifying and promoting products and services that cause less toxic pollution and waste, conserve resources and habitats, and minimize global warming and ozone depletion. Green Seal has no financial interest in the products that it certifies or recommends or in any manufacturer or company. Green Seal’s evaluations are based on state-of-the-art science and information using internationally recognized methods and procedures. For more information, visit their website at www.greenseal.org
EcoLogo provides customers – public, corporate and consumer – with assurance that the products and services bearing the logo meet stringent standards of environmental leadership. EcoLogo certifies environmental leaders in over 120 product and service categories. The EcoLogo Program is a Type I eco-label, as defined by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). This means that the Program compares products/services with others in the same category, develops rigorous and scientifically relevant criteria that reflect the entire lifecycle of the product, and awards the EcoLogo to those that are verified by an independent third party as complying with the criteria. For more information, visit their website at www.ecologo.org
DfE, Design for the Environment works in partnership with a broad range of stakeholders to reduce risk to people and the environment by preventing pollution. DfE focuses on industries that combine the potential for chemical risk reduction and improvements in energy efficiency with a strong motivation to make lasting, positive changes. DfE convenes partners, including industry representatives and environmental groups, to develop goals and guide the work of the partnership. Partnership projects evaluate the human health and environmental considerations, performance, and cost of traditional and alternative technologies, materials, and processes. As incentives for participation and driving change, DfE offers unique technical tools, methodologies, and expertise. DfE is a division of the Environmental Protection Agency, EPA. For more information, visit their website at www.epa.gov/dfe