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Green Seal Partnership with Amazon Climate Pledge Friendly Expands to EU

Green Seal’s partnership with Amazon Climate Pledge Friendly has expanded to the U.K. and the European Union. Amazon customers in the U.K., Germany, Italy, France, and Spain now see a “Climate Pledge Friendly” label on the listings for products certified by Green Seal. Green Seal was an original participant in Climate Pledge Friendly when Amazon

Wayfair’s New Shop Sustainably Filter Highlights Green Seal-Certified Products

Wayfair’s newest feature makes it simple for customers to shop for more sustainable home products and encourages brands to produce and source more sustainably. The Shop Sustainably filter allows shoppers to find products that are certified by Green Seal or select other trusted third-party organizations to meet meaningful sustainability standards. Green Seal’s science-based certification standards

The Healthy Green Schools & Colleges™ Standard

Update: The third public comment period for the Healthy Green Schools & Colleges Standard has ended. Green Seal accepted public comments between August 15, 2022 and August 30, 2022. The Proposed Criteria and supplementary documents are available on Green Seal’s Standard Projects page.  Green Seal and Healthy Schools Campaign are proposing several improvements to our Healthy

Taking a Leadership Position on PFAS in Certified Products

Green Seal now prohibits all approximately 12,000 per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in certified cleaning and personal care products, making Green Seal a leader in addressing these harmful “forever chemicals.”  Green Seal’s standards have long prohibited long-chain PFAS formally classified as hazardous. However, a growing body of evidence indicates that short-chain PFAS known as “safer

Announcing Green Seal’s 2022 Impact Report

By Doug Gatlin, Green Seal CEO, and Christina Martin, Green Seal Board Chair Over the past year, the topic of indoor air quality has captured our conversations in a way few would have dreamed of before the pandemic. As the world tries to find a new equilibrium, the health and safety profiles of the schools,

Sustainable Packaging: Lend us Your Expertise

Green Seal is recruiting qualified applicants to join a Sustainable Packaging Stakeholder Advisory Group. We are looking for individuals that can provide technical expertise in packaging design and manufacturing, recycling, or corporate sustainability as we develop criteria for a sustainable packaging program that will recognize leadership among producers of consumable products. Learn more here.  Transitioning

Announcing a National Pilot Standard for Healthier School Facilities

Today, Healthy Schools Campaign (HSC) and Green Seal launched a pilot standard for healthy and sustainable school facilities that focuses on measures that can make a big difference without major capital investments. This is the first national standard focused on healthier school facilities, and it is publicly available for any school district or university to