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Grocery/Miscellaneous Store - Food

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these products or companies on the part of the EPA's Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Program.

Some lists include product brands that have had their environmental claims certified by a third party certifier, while
others do not. Go to the vendor list author home page link to get more details on how each program generates their
lists. In addition, to get a product brand added to any vendor list in this database, please contact the organization
which authored the vendor list directly via the contact information provided in the vendor list table.

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Prohibited Substances
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Bottled Water USA - Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Program - Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute certification@mbdc.com (434) 295-1111 x1

Yes 

PVC (polyvinyl chloride)
neoprene/chloroprene
Lead
Hexavalent Chromium
Cadmium
Mercury
Chlorinated organic compounds
Fluorinated organic compounds
Brominated organic compounds
and other chemicals with high hazard to human & environmental health
This product is assessed in the following categories: Toxicity to human and environmental health; Recyclability/Compostability; Recycled/Renwable Content; Use of Renewable Energy during manufacturing; Water Stewardship during manufacturing; Social Responsibility of manufacturer

 
Coffee Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated fleeces and netting; Solar drying; Compost coffee pulp; Recycle or clean all contaminated de-pulping wash waters; Do not use irradiation
fumigation or microwave treatment for processing
mulches
No genetically modified organisms; Only use products based on polyethylene
polypropylene or other polycarbonates for protected structure coverings

 
Cutlery (Disposable) USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site

 

None stated None stated 48% minimum biobased content

05/14/2008 
Drink Packaging (aluminum bottle) USA - Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Program - Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute certification@mbdc.com (434) 295-1111 x1

Yes 

PVC (polyvinyl chloride)
neoprene/chloroprene
Lead
Hexavalent Chromium
Cadmium
Mercury
Chlorinated organic compounds
Fluorinated organic compounds
Brominated organic compounds
and other chemicals with high hazard to human & environmental health
This product is assessed in the following categories: Toxicity to human and environmental health; Recyclability/Compostability; Recycled/Renwable Content; Use of Renewable Energy during manufacturing; Water Stewardship during manufacturing; Social Responsibility of manufacturer

 
Food Cleaners USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site

 

None stated None stated 53% minimum biobased content

10/27/2009 
Food Packaging (compostable) USA - Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Program - Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute certification@mbdc.com (434) 295-1111 x1

Yes 

PVC (polyvinyl chloride)
neoprene/chloroprene
Lead
Hexavalent Chromium
Cadmium
Mercury
Chlorinated organic compounds
Fluorinated organic compounds
Brominated organic compounds
and other chemicals with high hazard to human & environmental health
This product is assessed in the following categories: Toxicity to human and environmental health; Recyclability/Compostability; Recycled/Renwable Content; Use of Renewable Energy during manufacturing; Water Stewardship during manufacturing; Social Responsibility of manufacturer

 
Food Service Packaging (rigid containers) USA - Green Seal (202) 872-6400

Yes 

None stated None stated Packaging
Process and production method

01/07/97 
Food Service & Operating Supplies USA - AbilityOne customer_service@nib.org, 703.310.0500
hhttp://www.abilityonecatalog.com/products.aspx?sid=78
 

None stated None stated Fulfills required source provisions of the Javits-Wagner-O’Day Act

 
NutriClean Pesticide Residue Free Certification, Certified Produce USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated Pesticides Independent certification

 
Paper (hot-water filter for tea or coffee) Germany - Blue-Angel Web site

Yes 

Bleach
Chlorine-containing compounds
None stated Compostable packaging
Sustainable foresting

01/01/96 
Tableware (Disposable) USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site

 

None stated None stated 72% minimum biobased content

 
USDA Organic Certification Program, Certified Companies USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

Chemical pesticides
Chemical fertilizers
None stated Independent certification
Organic

 

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