What does Green Seal Certified mean?
Green Seal Certification means that a product or service has been tested according to science-based environmental leadership standards, that it works as well or better than others in its class, and that it has been evaluated without bias or conflict of interest. This gives manufacturers the assurance to back up their claims, and purchasers confidence that certified products are better for human health and the environment. To earn the coveted Green Seal, a product must meet the Green Seal environmental standard for the category as demonstrated by rigorous evaluation, testing and a plant visit. By identifying, certifying, and promoting environmentally responsible products and services, Green Seal:
- Improves the environment by reducing toxic pollution and waste, conserving resources and habitats, and minimizing global warming and ozone depletion
- Increases health and well-being, particularly in populations most affected by product choice, such as schoolchildren, service staff, and the elderly
- Demonstrates to various business segments that environmentally responsible products can improve quality and boost profitability