Green Links

To help understand the green industry, CapSan has compiled a guide of links to help. 

This area of our business is continually changing with new guidelines

and updates and can be difficult at times to manage. 

These links should provide you with the most up to date and current information.

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Green Footprints

Green Seal - Non profit organization that functions as a third party certifier for green products.

Eco Logo - EcoLogo provides customers – public, corporate and consumer – with assurance that the products and services bearing the logo meet stringent standards of environmental leadership.

EPA Design for the Environmemnt (DfE) - This program is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's third party certification organization.  Like Green Seal, DfE certified cleaning products are evalutated for health, safety, environmental impacts and performance.

Greenguard Environemntal Institute - The GREENGUARD Certification Program helps manufacturers create--and helps buyers identify--interior products and materials that have low chemical emissions, improving the quality of the air in which the products are used.

Healthy Schools Campaign- This is a non profit organization that advoacates the creation of healthier schools.  The HSC brings together the cleaning industry, educational leaders, parents and advocates in a growing Green Team whose mission is to encourage schools to adopt environmentally friendly policies, practices and products.

EPA Tools for Schools - A comprehensive selection of information and tools dedicated to improve indoor air quality in our schools.

Carpet & Rug Institute - The CRI Seal of Approval certifies superior carpet cleaning products and equipment.

US Green Building Council - The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings.

 

 

 

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