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Cleaning Products

Eco-Labels
This unique platform collects and structures data on ecolabels globally, increasing transparency and helping buyers and sellers use them more effectively.

Health eHome
An interactive program that offers tips and information about healthy, safe, green living, the Health eHome is the ultimate guide for people who are both environmentally and safety-conscious.

Healthy Child, Healthy World
Healthy Child provides access to critical information that encourages smarter lifestyle choices to reduce toxic chemical exposure in homes and communities to become a trusted resource for parents

The National Library of Medicine
The household products database on this site allows users to examine the health effects and ingredients of specific cleaning products on the market, as well as other categories of goods. The database is organized so that exact brands of goods and their corresponding Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) information can be found and viewed.

Easy to Be Green
Easy to be Green is a web-based resource created for interior designers to research product options, expand their knowledge base, and stay ahead of the growing sustainability learning curve. They provide product information and the fundamentals which include links to more information and book reviews.

Green Suppliers Network
Works with large manufacturers to target and engage key suppliers in customized, hands-on assessments of production processes to reduce energy consumption, minimize carbon footprint, increase productivity, and drive innovation.

Investor Environmental Health Network
The Investor Environmental Health Network is a collaborative partnership of investment managers, advised by nongovernmental organizations, concerned about the financial and public health risks associated with corporate toxic chemicals policies.

National Green Pages
Green Business Directory featuring sustainable business products and sustainable business services from Green America approved businesses.

Quest Sustainable Solutions
Quest Sustainability finds green and sustainable solutions to clients' economic, social and environmental challenges.

Regulation on Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH)
REACH is a regulation of the European Union, adopted to improve the protection of human health and the environment from the risks that can be posed by chemicals, while enhancing the competitiveness of the EU chemicals industry. It also promotes alternative methods for the hazard assessment of substances in order to reduce the number of tests on animals.

Responsible Purchasing Network
Responsible Purchasing Network (RPN) is an international network of buyers dedicated to socially responsible and environmentally sustainable purchasing. Our membership program and consulting services provide institutional purchasers with cutting edge procurement tools and resources designed to save money, conserve resources, reduce waste, and improve efficiency.

SustainAbility
An award-winning strategic management consultancy and think-tank.

Sustainable Research Group (SRG)
An organization of experienced industry professionals dedicated to identifying, documenting, and improving business performance by using principles that move our clients to and beyond green to become economically sound, environmentally healthy, and socially responsible.

The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE)
ACEEE, a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization, acts as a catalyst to advance energy efficiency policies, programs, technologies, investments, and behaviors. We believe that the United States can harness the full potential of energy efficiency to achieve greater economic prosperity, energy security, and environmental protection for all its people.

The Natural Step
Through education, dialogue, coaching and advice The Natural Step provides its partners and clients with deep expertise in sustainability, solutions-oriented innovation and transformational change processes.

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