Green Seal


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Green Seal

An independent, nonprofit 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. It is also a certification for construction products such as windows, paints, and adhesives, attesting that the products were manufactured and can be used with minimal impact on the environment.
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Lastly, Green Seal determined PathoSans offers training or training materials on the proper use of the product, including step-by-step instructions.
In addition to minimizing or eliminating the toxic ingredients often found in these products, GS-48 and GS-51 provide important benchmarks in terms of product concentration in order to reduce the overall environmental impact, said Green Seal, which is based in Washington, DC.
The certification means that Green Seal has verified that the lodge's environmental programs have been effectively implemented.
For example, Green Seal GS-37 products, which are used for general cleaning purposes, bathrooms, glass, carpet care and other hard surface care, have a prohibition on ingredients known to cause allergic-type asthma, tighter restrictions on ingredients that can cause indoor air pollution and strengthened limits on chemicals that can be absorbed through the skin.
Marriott Inn and Conference Center, University of Maryland University College, a hotel property of US-based hospitality company, Marriott International (NYSE: MAR), has been awarded a Green Seal Certification.
However Leed references Green Seal for some paints and coatings and Green Seal references the American SCAQMD for further restrictions on VOCs (volatile organic compounds), which are present in most conventional paint types, while all environmental standards outlaw certain chemicals which have been found harmful to human health.
With Green Seal certification, it's not just the company saying "Buy our product, it's green.
Green Seal is a nonprofit organization, based in Washington, D.
With the introduction of its EcoSoft Green Seal line, Wausau Papers was able to, with permission from Green Seal Inc.
Nursing Homes/Long Term Care Management Assistant Editor Todd Hutlock recently spoke with Green Seal President and CEO Arthur Weissman, PhD, about product certification, the importance of being concerned with environmental matters, and the potential effects on human health and wellness.
Green cleaning refers to the use of cleaning products "that cause less toxic pollution and waste, conserve resources and habitats, and minimize global warming and ozone depletion," according to the website of Green Seal, an independent nonprofit organization that promotes green products.
Gail Vittori, codirector of the Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems, suggested several methods, among them eliminating interior finish materials that offgas volatile organic compounds, using recycled fly ash as a substitute for concrete, labeling building products more thoroughly, and using paints certified by the independent Green Seal standards program.