Green Products Standard

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Latest GPS News
04/16/2012  Cangles Recycled Jewelry made from recycled beverage cans.

Eco-friendly Cangles Jewlery was reviewed and rated for sale on both and We are very excited to add this wonderful new product to our sites.

03/25/2012  Repurpose Compostables Insulated Hot Cups and Lids.

100% made from Plants, 100% Non-Toxic and 100% Compostable. The technology behind the Repurpose insulated hot cup keeps hot beverages warmer longer.

03/09/2012  LifeFactory ReRated

The glass reusable beverage bottles have been rerated based on new information and minor manufacturing changes.

10/03/2011  Redesigned Website

As a result of increase interest and demand for the Green Products Standard ratings, we have created a site that better presents our work for both consumers and manufacturers. We hope that the site will become a better toold for information and transparency.

General News and Publications
EWG Cleaners Hall of Shame

author: Environmental Working Group
New Databse Reveals Hidden Hazards. The Cleaners Hall of Shame unearths compelling evidence that common household cleaners, including some hyped as "safe" or "natural"....

Can you say 'sprawl'?

author: Stacy Mitchell
Walmart's biggest climate impact goes ignored. The New Jersey Sierra Club and the Pinelands Preservation Alliance tried but failed to block a permit for a new Walmart supercenter...

Is cadmium the new lead?

author: Marla Cone
Link reported between the ubiquitous metal and kids with learning disabilities. It's a heavy metal. It's linked to learning problems in school children...

FDA rejects BPA ban

author: Leslie Guevarra
The controversial plastic-hardening chemical bisphenol A can continue to be used in food and beverage packaging in the U.S., despite studies that raise concerns....

Cosmetics Fulfill Safe Pledge

author: Environmental Working Group
Consumer demand for safer products. The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics announced today that 321 cosmetics companies have met the goals of the Compact for Safe Cosmetics......

21st Century Chemical Reporting

author: Richard Denison
The EPA's toxics office finally made it across the finish line when the EPA posted a pre-publication copy of its chemical reporting system under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)....

Products Contain Chemicals Not Listed on Labels

author: Silent Spring Institute
Health conscious consumers often pore over product labels trying to avoid certain ingredients. But those labels can be incomplete...

Beyond Sustainable Cleaning

author: Matt Morrison
By now, just about everyone has heard of "green" cleaning and knows that environmentally preferable cleaning chemicals can help reduce cleaning's impact on the environment...