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Laundry Products, General Purpose

Last Updated: 09/30/19 Click to see brand name products that meet these requirements

Products that are designed to clean, condition, or otherwise affect the quality of the laundered material. These are laundry products used for regular cleaning activities.

Additional Guidance

According to BioPreferred, general purpose laundry products are products that are designed to clean, condition, or otherwise affect the quality of the laundered material. Such products include but are not limited to laundry detergents, bleach, and fabric softeners. These are laundry products used for regular cleaning activities.

BioPreferred maintains an electronic product catalog listing products that either 1. are eligible for preferred federal procurement, or 2. have earned the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label.

Potential LEED Contributions

This product may contribute* toward points in multiple LEED v4 rating systems, including areas required for LEED v4 building certification. Primarily, the credits will apply in the Building Operations and Maintenance (O+M) category. Specific credits are:

  • Indoor Environmental Quality
    • Green Cleaning Products & Materials
    • Low-Emitting Materials

* It is important to note that no products, individually or collectively, can guarantee a specific number of points for LEED Category credit. Each credit will need to be matched to the product by a certified professional.