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Agricultural Technologies USA - Energy Ideas Clearinghouse (reports, articles, case studies, environmental standards and programs, and organizations) 1-800-872-3568, info@EnergyIdeas.org

None stated None stated None stated
Not available
10/24/03 
Coffee Canada - North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation's Coffee Certification Database info@ccemtl.org

None stated None stated Certified organic or biological soil improvement and pest management strategies
Chain of custody certification
Conservation of water resources
Crop management
Ecosystem and wildlife conservation
Energy conservation
Environmental planning and monitoring
Fertilizer restrictions
Proper storage and transportation
Soil conservation
Sustainable
Sustainable harvest
use of agrochemicals
Waste management
Not available
Various 
Food USA - Consumers Union, The Consumers Union Guide to Environmental Labels

None stated None stated Bird-friendly
Fair trade
Organic
Rainforest conservation
Sustainable agriculture

 
Food: EPP Update #9 (see page 5 article: "How Well Do You Know Your Labels?") USA - EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Contact: Irvashi Rangan (914-378-2351)
None stated None stated None stated
Not available
08/01/2001 
NutriClean Pesticide Residue Free Certification, Certified Produce USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

None stated Pesticides Independent certification

 
Overview of Environmental Marketing Claims USA - Federal Trade Commission (FTC) FTC, Division of Enforcement, 202-326-2996

None stated None stated Biodegradable
CFC-free
Compostable
Degradable
Ozone-friendly
Ozone-safe
Photodegradable
Recyclable
Recycled content
Refillable
Source reduction
The following claims are discussed: Substantiated scientific evidence
Third-party certification
Not available
05/01/00 
USDA Organic Certification Program, Certified Companies USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Chemical pesticides
Chemical fertilizers
None stated Independent certification
Organic

 
Waste at Work: Prevention Strategies for the Bottom Line USA - INFORM, Inc. Web site

None stated Chlorine
Cadmium
Cobalt
VOCs
Bleaches (including chlorine)
CFCs
Toluene
Naphthalene
Phthalates
Phosphates
Phosphonates
Arsenic
Chromium
Lead
Nickel
Selenium
Ethylene glycol
Herbicides
Pesticides
Fertilizers
Formaldehyde
Concentrated/bulk products
Donating excess products/materials
Durability
Energy efficiency
Extended warranties
Locally produced products
Low toxicity
Low VOC content
Materials exchange program
Organic-content materials
Preventative maintenance
Recyclable
Recycled content
Reduced bulk mailings
Reduced food waste
Reduced packaging
Reduced paper use
Reduced watering
Remanufactured products
Repairability
Reusability
Reusable packaging
Routine maintenance
Short distribution distances
Surplus materials program
Tree-free content
Upgradable
Vendor training
Water efficiency

01/01/02 

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