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How Companies Can Make Reliable Green Claims for Products

By now it’s clear that sustainable practices are increasingly important to both companies and consumers. However, for brand managers who want to steer clear of perceived greenwashing, actionable guidelines for making green claims that are both effective and defensible remain elusive. With so much confusion about what specific claims mean in the marketplace and uncertainty about the regulatory climate, how can brands be confident that their claims hold up?

Sanitary Paper Product Standard Revision: Lend Us Your Expertise

Green Seal is recruiting qualified applicants to join a working group that will assist with a revision to our GS-1 Sanitary Paper Products standard. We are looking for individuals that can provide technical and market expertise and have specialized knowledge of the paper industry, solid waste and recycling, and carbon benefits of alternative fibers (e.g., bamboo).

Oregon Bans PFAS in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products

Oregon has joined a growing number of states to ban per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in cosmetics and personal care products. The “Toxic-Free Cosmetics” bill that passed the state legislature this week prohibits all PFAS and seven other chemicals from cosmetic and personal care products sold in the state beginning in 2027.

Announcing Green Seal’s 2023 Impact Report

In celebration of Earth Day, Green Seal released its 2023 Impact Report, showcasing how we and our partners are accelerating the transition to safer and more sustainable products and spaces.   The report highlights the impacts of Green Seal’s programs; key partnerships with organizations including Amazon, Wayfair, the U.S. Green Building Council, ISEAL, Health Product Declaration