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  • Bathroom and Spa Cleaners

    Products that are designed to clean and/or prevent deposits on surfaces found in bathrooms and spas including, but not necessarily limited to, bath tubs and spas, shower stalls, shower doors, shower c...

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (74% biobased content)
    • Other Federal Programs
    • Safer Choice
    • Design for the Environment (DfE)
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Green Seal GS-37
    • EcoLogo/UL 2759

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Building Insulation

    Insulation made from recovered materials is available for thermal insulating applications. The product is available in several forms including rolls, loose-fill and spray foam. Insulation also can inc...

    • CPG
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
  • Carpet

    Floor coverings composed of woven, tufted, or knitted fiber and a backing system.

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • CPG
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
  • Carpet and Upholstery Cleaners, General Purpose

    Cleaning products formulated specifically for use in cleaning carpets and upholstery, through a dry or wet process, found in locations such as houses, cars, and workplaces.

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (54% biobased content)
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Safer Choice
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Green Seal GS-37
    • EcoLogo/UL 2759
    • Ecologo/UL 2795

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Carpet and Upholstery Cleaners, Spot Removers

    Carpet and upholstery cleaners formulated for use in removing spots or stains in a small confined area.

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (7% biobased content)
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Safer Choice
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Green Seal GS-37
    • EcoLogo/UL 2759

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Combination Units/Multi-Function Devices

    A Multifunction Device (MFD) is a physically integrated device or a combination of functionally integrated components that produces hard copy duplicates from graphical hard copy originals as well as p...

    Categories:
    Office Electronics
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • EPEAT (Highest Rating Available)
    • (highest rating available)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Composite Panels

    Engineered products designed for use in structural walls, curtain walls, floors and flat roofs in commercial buildings.

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
  • Computers

    A device which performs logical operations and processes data. Computers are composed of, at a minimum: (1) a central processing unit (CPU) to perform operations; (2) user input devices such as a keyb...

    Categories:
    Office Electronics
    • Energy Star
    • EPEAT (Highest Rating Available)
    • FEMP Standby Power
  • Copiers

    A product whose sole function is to produce hard copy duplicates from hard copy originals. This definition is intended to cover products that are marketed as copiers, and upgradeable digital copiers (...

    Categories:
    Office Electronics
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • EPEAT (Highest Rating Available)
    • (highest rating available)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Digital Duplicators

    A product sold as a fully-automated duplicator system through the method of stencil duplicating with digital reproduction functionality.

    Categories:
    Office Electronics
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • EPEAT (Highest Rating Available)
    • (highest rating available)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Disposable Containers

    Products designed to be used for temporary storage or transportation of materials including, but not limited to, food items.

    Categories:
    Cafeteria Products
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (72% biobased content)
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • BPI certified compostable
    • (provided composting available)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Disposable Cutlery

    Hand-held, disposable utensils designed for one-time use in eating food.

    Categories:
    Cafeteria Products
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (48% biobased content)
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • BPI certified compostable
    • (provided composting available)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Disposable Tableware

    Products made from, or coated with, plastic resins and used in dining, such as drink ware and dishware, including but not limited to cups, plates, bowls, and serving platters, and that are designed fo...

    Categories:
    Cafeteria Products
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (72% biobased content)
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • BPI certified compostable
    • (provided composting available)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Fax Machines

    A product whose primary functions are (1) to scan hard copy originals for electronic transmission to remote units, and (2) to receive electronic transmissions for conversion to hard copy output.

    Categories:
    Office Electronics
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • EPEAT (Highest Rating Available)
    • (highest rating available)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Floor Tiles (Heavy Duty/Commercial)

    Floor tiles for heavy duty or commercial specialty applications can contain up to 100 percent postconsumer rubber. They are made from used truck and airline tires.

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • CPG
  • Floor Tiles

    Products, other than carpet products, that are designed for use as the top layer on a floor. Examples are bamboo, hardwood, and cork tiles.

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • CPG
  • Glass Cleaners

    Cleaning products designed specifically for use in cleaning glass surfaces, such as windows, mirrors, car windows, and computer monitors.

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (49% biobased content)
    • Other Federal Programs
    • Safer Choice
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Green Seal GS-37
    • EcoLogo/UL 2759

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Hand Soaps and Cleaners

    Products formulated for personal care use in removing a variety of different soils, greases, and similar substances from human hands with or without the use of water.

    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (64% biobased content)
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Safer Choice
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Green Seal GS-41
    • EcoLogo/UL 2784

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Household Cleaners, General Purpose

    Products designed to clean multiple common household surfaces. This designated item does not include products that are formulated for use as disinfectants. Task-specific cleaning products, such as spo...

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (39% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice
    • Design for the Environment (DfE)
  • Laminated Paperboard

    Laminated paperboard is made from one or more plies of kraft paper bonded together and is used for decorative, structural or insulating purposes. Examples include building board, insulating formboard,...

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • CPG
  • Mailing Machines

    A product whose primary function is to print postage onto mail pieces. This definition is intended to cover products that are marketed as mailing machines.

    Categories:
    Office Electronics
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • EPEAT (Highest Rating Available)
    • (highest rating available)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Monitors

    An electronic device, typically with a diagonal screen size greater than12 inches and a pixel density greater than 5,000 pixels per square inch (pixels/in2), that displays a computer's user interface ...

    Categories:
    Office Electronics
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • EPEAT (Highest Rating Available)
    • (highest rating available)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Multipurpose Cleaners

    Products used to clean dirt, grease, and grime from a variety of items in both industrial and domestic settings. This designated item does not include products that are formulated for use as disinfect...

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (56% biobased content)
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Safer Choice
    • Design for the Environment (DfE)
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Green Seal GS-37
    • EcoLogo/UL 2759

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Printers

    A product whose primary function is to generate hard-copy output from electronic input. A printer is capable of receiving information from single-user or networked computers, or their input devices (e...

    Categories:
    Office Electronics
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • EPEAT (Highest Rating Available)
    • (highest rating available)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Printing and Writing Paper

    Printing and writing papers comprise one of the largest categories of paper and paper products. Examples include copier paper, stationery, computer printout, offset paper and note pads. Printing and w...

  • Scanners and All-in-One Devices

    A product whose primary function is to convert hard copy originals into electronic images that can be stored, edited, converted, or transmitted, primarily in a personal computing environment.

    Categories:
    Office Electronics
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • EPEAT (Highest Rating Available)
    • (highest rating available)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Structural Fiberboard

    Structural fiberboard is a panel made from wood, cane or paper fibers matted together which is used for sheathing, structural and insulating purposes. Examples include building board, insulating formb...

    • Statutory Requirements
    • CPG
    • (80-100% recovered wood waste, bagasse, and paper)
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (94% minimum biobased content)
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Televisions

    A product designed to produce dynamic video, contains an internal TV tuner encased within the product housing, and that is capable of receiving dynamic visual content from wired or wireless sources.

    Categories:
    Office Electronics
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • EPEAT (Highest Rating Available)
    • (highest rating available)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Carbonless

    • CPG
    • (30% postconsumer fiber)
  • Cards (e.g., index)

    • CPG
    • (50% recovered fiber; including 20% postconsumer fiber)
  • Cotton

    • CPG
    • (30% postconsumer fiber)
  • File Folders, Manila and Colored

    • CPG
    • (30% postconsumer fiber)
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
  • Offset

    • CPG
    • (30% postconsumer fiber)
  • Doilies

    • CPG
    • (30% postconsumer fiber)
  • Pressboard Report Covers and Binders

    • CPG
    • (50% recovered fiber; including 20% postconsumer fiber)
  • Copier and Reprographic

    • Statutory Requirements
    • CPG
    • (30% postconsumer fiber)
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Green Seal GS-07

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Tablet

    • CPG
    • (30% postconsumer fiber)
  • Tags and Tickets

    • CPG
    • (50% recovered fiber; including 20% postconsumer fiber)
  • Acoustical

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (37% minimum biobased content)
  • Cellulose Loose-Fill and Spray-On

    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • CPG
    • (75% postconsumer paper)
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Fiberglass

    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • CPG
    • (20-25% recovered glass)
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Foam-in-Place

    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • (5% recovered material)
    • CPG
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Glass Fiber Reinforced

    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • CPG
    • (6% recovered material)
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Interior Panels

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (55% minimum biobased content)
  • Paperboard

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Statutory Requirements
    • CPG
    • (100% postconsumer paper)
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Non-federal standards and ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Perlite Composite Board

    • Statutory Requirements
    • CPG
    • (23% postconsumer paper)
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Phenolic Rigid Foam

    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • CPG
    • (5% recovered material)
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Plastic

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • CPG
    • (90-100% recovered plastic)
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Non-Federal Multi-Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • NSF/ANSI 332
    • GECA Floor Coverings
    • TCNA: ANSI A138.1/Green Squared
    • If the above are not available:
    • International Living Futures Institute: Living Product Challenge
    • Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT)
    • Non-Federal Single Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • International Living Futures Institute: Declare
    • FloorScore
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Global Recycled Standard
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Plastic Insulating Foam for Residential and Commercial Construction

    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (7% minimum biobased content)
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Plastic Lumber

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (23% minimum biobased content)
  • Plastic, Non-Woven Batt

    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • CPG
    • (100% recovered and/or postconsumer plastics)
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Polyester Carpet Face Fiber

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (7% minimum biobased content)
    • CPG
    • (25-100% recovered polyethylene terephthalate; including 25-100% postconsumer content)
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Non-Federal Multi-Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • Eco Choice Aotearoa: Carpets and Rugs
    • GECA Floor Coverings
    • NSF 140
    • If the above are not available:
    • International Living Futures Institute: Living Product Challenge
    • Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT)
    • Non-Federal Single Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • International Living Futures Institute: Declare
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Global Recycled Standard
    • CRI Green Label PlusTM Program1*
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Rigid Foam

    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • CPG
    • (9% recovered material)
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Rock Wool

    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • CPG
    • (75% recovered slag)
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Rubber

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • CPG
    • (90-100% postconsumer rubber)
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Non-Federal Multi-Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • NSF/ANSI 332
    • GECA Floor Coverings
    • TCNA: ANSI A138.1/Green Squared
    • If the above are not available:
    • International Living Futures Institute: Living Product Challenge
    • Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT)
    • Non-Federal Single Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • International Living Futures Institute: Declare
    • FloorScore
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Global Recycled Standard
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Structural Interior Panels

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (89% minimum biobased content)
  • Structural Wall Panels

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (94% minimum biobased content)
    • CPG
    • (80-100% recovered wood waste, bagasse, and paper)
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Non-federal, multi-attribute standards and ecolabels
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Woven, Tufted, or Knitted Fiber and a Backing System

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (7% minimum biobased content)
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
  • Adhesives

    Adhesive is any substance that is used to bond one surface to another surface by attachment. Adhesives include adhesive bonding primers, adhesive primers, adhesive primers for plastics, and any other ...

    Categories:
    Miscellaneous
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • SNAP
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • EcoLogo/UL 2762
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • De-Icers, General Purpose

    Chemical products (e.g., salt, fluids) that are designed to aid in the removal of snow and/or ice, and/or in the prevention of the buildup of snow and/or ice, in general use applications by lowering t...

    Categories:
    Miscellaneous
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (93% biobased content)
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Safer Choice
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Clear Roads Qualified Products

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Parts Wash Solution

    Products that are designed to clean parts in manual or automatic cleaning systems. Such systems include, but are not limited to, soak vats and tanks, cabinet washers, and ultrasonic cleaners.

    Categories:
    Miscellaneous
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (65% biobased content)
    • Other Federal Programs
    • Safer Choice
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Green Seal - 34
    • Ecologo/UL 2792

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Floor Cleaners and Protectors

    Cleaning solutions for either direct application or use in floor scrubbers for wood, vinyl, tile, or similar hard surface floors.

    Categories:
    Cleaning Products
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (77% biobased content)
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Safer Choice
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Green Seal GS-40
    • EcoLogo/UL 2777

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Dishwashing Products

    Soaps and detergents used for cleaning and clean rinsing of tableware in either hand washing or dishwashing.

    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (58% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice
  • Floor Coverings (Non-Carpet)

    Products, other than carpet products, that are designed for use as the top layer on a floor. Examples are bamboo, hardwood, and cork tiles.

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (91% biobased content)
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Non-Federal Multi-Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • GECA Floor Coverings
    • GreenCircle Certified Environmental Facts for Flooring Products
    • NSF/ANSI 332
    • TCNA: ANSI A138.1/Green Squared
    • If the above are not available:
    • International Living Futures Institute: Living Product Challenge
    • Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT)
    • Non-Federal Single Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • International Living Futures Institute: Declare
    • FloorScore
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Global Recycled Standard
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Paint

    Reprocessed paint is postconsumer latex paint that has been sorted by a variety of characteristics including type (i.e., interior or exterior), light and dark colors, and finish (e.g., high-gloss or f...

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • CPG
  • Consolidated Latex Paint

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • CPG
    • (100% postconsumer content)
  • Reprocessed Latex Paint -- Dark Colors

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • CPG
    • (50 - 99% recovered material, including 50 - 99% postconsumer material)
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Non-Federal Multi-Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • GECA Paints & Coatings
    • Green Seal 11
    • Green Seal 43
    • MPI Extreme Green
    • If the above are not available:
    • Eco Choice Aotearoa (formerly Environmental Choice New Zealand): Paints
    • International Living Futures Institute: Living Product Challenge
    • Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT)
    • Non-Federal Single Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • International Living Futures Institute: Declare
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Reprocessed Latex Paint -- White, Off-White, and Pastel Colors

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • CPG
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • (20% postconsumer material)
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Non-Federal Multi-Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • GECA Paints & Coatings
    • Green Seal 11
    • Green Seal 43
    • MPI Extreme Green
    • If the above are not available:
    • Eco Choice Aotearoa (formerly Environmental Choice New Zealand): Paints
    • International Living Futures Institute: Living Product Challenge
    • Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT)
    • Non-Federal Single Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • International Living Futures Institute: Declare
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Interior Paints and Coatings -- Latex

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (20% minimum biobased content)
    • CPG
    • (See Reprocessed latex paint listings for recycled content recommendations)
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Non-Federal Multi-Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • GECA Paints & Coatings
    • Green Seal 11
    • Green Seal 43
    • MPI Extreme Green
    • If the above are not available:
    • Eco Choice Aotearoa (formerly Environmental Choice New Zealand): Paints
    • International Living Futures Institute: Living Product Challenge
    • Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT)
    • Non-Federal Single Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • International Living Futures Institute: Declare
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Interior Paints and Coatings -- Water-borne Alkyd

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (20% minimum biobased content)
  • Interior Paints and Coatings -- Oil-Based

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (67% minimum biobased content)
  • Interior Paints and Coatings -- Solvent-borne Alkyd

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (67% minimum biobased content)
  • Bathroom Tissue

    Sanitary tissue products include bathroom and facial tissue, paper towels, napkins and general-purpose industrial wipers. They are generally sold in rolls or sheets and are used in personal care, food...

    • Statutory Requirements
    • CPG
    • (20-100% recovered fiber; including 20-60% postconsumer fiber)

    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Green Seal GS-01
    • EcoLogo/UL 175

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Paper Towels

    A paper towel is a disposable, absorbent towel made from paper that can be used for drying hands, wiping windows and other surfaces, dusting, and cleaning up spills.

    • Statutory Requirements
    • CPG
    • (40-100% recovered fiber; including 40-60% postconsumer fiber)

    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Green Seal GS-01
    • EcoLogo/UL 175

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Plastic Trash Bags

    Plastic trash bags, also called trash can liners, are widely available with recovered material content including HDPE, LDPE and LLDPE. The amount of recovered materials used in the manufacturing proce...

    • Statutory Requirements
    • CPG
    • (10-100% postconsumer plastic)

    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (22% minimum biobased content)
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • For trash bags 24" x 33" or smaller:
    • EcoLogo/UL 126
    • BPI certified compostable
    • (≥ 20% post-consumer recycled content)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Desktop Computers

    Categories:
    Office Electronics
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • EPEAT (Highest Rating Available)
    • (highest rating available)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Notebook Computers

    Categories:
    Office Electronics
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • EPEAT (Highest Rating Available)
    • (highest rating available)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Workstation Computers

    Categories:
    Office Electronics
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • Other Federal Programs
    • FEMP Standby Power
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • EPEAT (Highest Rating Available)
    • (highest rating available)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Thin Client Computers

    Categories:
    Office Electronics
    • Other Federal Programs
    • Energy Star
    • Statutory Requirements
    • FEMP Standby Power
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • EPEAT (Highest Rating Available)
    • (highest rating available)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Plastic

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • CPG
    • (90-100% recovered plastic)
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Non-Federal Multi-Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • NSF/ANSI 332
    • GECA Floor Coverings
    • GreenCircle Certified Environmental Facts for Flooring Products
    • TCNA: ANSI A138.1/Green Squared
    • If the above are not available:
    • International Living Futures Institute: Living Product Challenge
    • Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT)
    • Non-Federal Single Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • International Living Futures Institute: Declare
    • FloorScore
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Global Recycled Standard
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Rubber

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (90-100% postconsumer rubber)
    • CPG
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Non-Federal Multi-Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • GECA Floor Coverings
    • GreenCircle Certified Environmental Facts for Flooring Products
    • NSF/ANSI 332
    • TCNA: ANSI A138.1/Green Squared
    • If the above are not available:
    • International Living Futures Institute: Living Product Challenge
    • Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT)
    • Non-Federal Single Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • International Living Futures Institute: Declare
    • FloorScore
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Global Recycled Standard
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

       


    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Countertops

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (89% biobased content)
  • Tablets/Slates

    Categories:
    Office Electronics
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • EPEAT (Highest Rating Available)
    • (highest rating available)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Integrated Desktop Computers

    Categories:
    Office Electronics
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • EPEAT (Highest Rating Available)
    • (highest rating available)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Dish Detergent

    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (58% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice
  • Dish Soap

    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (58% biobased content)
    • Safer Choice
  • Nylon

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (7% minimum biobased content)
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Non-Federal Multi-Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • Eco Choice Aotearoa: Carpets and Rugs
    • GECA Floor Coverings
    • GreenCircle Certified Environmental Facts for Flooring Products
    • NSF 140
    • If the above are not available:
    • International Living Futures Institute: Living Product Challenge
    • Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT)
    • Non-Federal Single Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • International Living Futures Institute: Declare
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Global Recycled Standard
    • CRI Green Label PlusTM Program1*
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Acoustical Ceiling Tiles

    Tile made in various sizes and textures from soft, usually fibrous, sound-absorbing material, as wood, cork, or metal, and typically applied to ceilings or walls.

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (37% biobased content)
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Furniture

    Office furniture includes seating, desks, storage units, file cabinets, tables and systems furniture (or "cubicles") used in virtually all federal offices. Most office furniture is made of wood or ste...

    Categories:
    Building Furnishings
    • Statutory Requirements
    • CPG
    • (see Office Furniture Components)
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Non-Federal, Multi-Attribute Standards and Ecolabels
    • ANSI/BIFMA e3-2014e
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • GECA Furniture, Fittings, and Foam
    • TUV Rheinland Green Product Mark
    • If the above are not available:
    • International Living Futures Institute: Living Product Challenge
    • Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT)
    • Non-Federal, Single Attribute/Single Material Standards and Ecolabels
    • International Living Futures Institute: Declare
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Global Recycled Standard
    • NSF/ANSI 336
    • Specification
      Hazardous Flame Retardents:  Upholstered products shall meet Technical Bulletin 117-2013 (California’s furniture flammability standard) and must comply with the labeling requirements of California Senate Bill 1019, which was passed on September 30, 2014, and requires a label indicating whether the product contains or does not contain added Flame Retardants.
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions:  Products shall meet ANSI/BIFMA X7.1 Standard for Formaldehyde and TVOC Emissionnon government site opens in new windows, or equivalent.
      Note: Beginning December 2017, products shall instead meet the emissions requirements of BIFMA e3 criterion 7.6.2non government site opens in new window, or equivalent.

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Wallboard/Gypsum Board/Drywall

    A type of board made from plaster, wood pulp, or other material, used especially to form the interior walls of houses.

    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • Other Federal Programs
    • BioPreferred Program - USDA Certified Biobased
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Cradle to Cradle Certified (C2C)
    • SCS Indoor Advantage Gold
    • EcoLogo/UL 2818 GREENGUARD Certification
    • Specification
      Indoor Air Quality/VOC Emissions: Products shall meet the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method for the Testing and Evaluation of Volatile Organic Chemical Emissions from Indoor Sources Using Environmental Chambers, Version 1.1-2010. (This is the VOC emission testing method for California Specification 01350.)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Commercial Dishwasher Detergent

    • Statutory Requirements
    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • Other Federal Programs
    • Safer Choice
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • Green Seal GS-53
    • EcoLogo/UL 2759

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Mobile Phones

    A portable telephone with additional software functions, such as internet access, for use in a cellular system.

    Categories:
    Office Electronics
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • EPEAT (Highest Rating Available)
    • (highest rating available)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Portable All-In-One Computers

    Categories:
    Office Electronics
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Energy Star
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
    • EPEAT (Highest Rating Available)
    • (highest rating available)

    • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
  • Exterior Paint and Coatings

    Categories:
    Building Finishes
    • Federal Programs

    • BioPreferred Program - Federal Purchasing
    • (83% biobased content)