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Bareroot Native Plant Supply USA - City of Portland Web site
Not available

None stated None stated Less toxic
water savings

9/13/2010 
Chain Saws Germany - Blue-Angel Web site


Cadmium-containing or Lead-containing additives
PBB
PBDE
Chlorinated paraffins
Carcinogenic substances
None stated Exhaust emission standards
Materials identification
Operation instructions
Recyclable design
Returnable/reusable materials
Safety requirements
Specific noise emission standards

01/01/98 
Chain Saws (lubricants) Germany - Blue-Angel Web site


Hazardous substances; Water-endangering substances; Carcinogenic
mutagenic
or teratogenic substances; Organic halogen compounds; Nitrite compounds
Potentially degradable additives Consumer information on packaging
Degradable contents
Ecological testing
Serviceability and safety requirements

1/1/2000 
Compost Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site


synthetically compounded growth promoters
activators and inoculants; synthetically compounded or synthetic pesticides; petroleum distillate herbicides; synthetic fumigants and sterilants; synthetic growth regulators; synthetic wetting agents such as ethylene oxide and polyacrylamides; synthetic resins or other products claimed to improve water penetration
retention or soil aggregation; products fortified
prepared or preserved with synthetic compounds except fish emulsions that have been stabilized with phosphoric acid; natural poisons such as arsenic and lead salts
None stated activators and inoculants; No synthetically compounded or synthetic pesticides; No petroleum distillate herbicides; No synthetic fumigants and sterilants; No synthetic growth regulators; No synthetic wetting agents such as ethylene oxide and polyacrylamides; No synthetic resins or other products claimed to improve water penetration
Entirely organic; Contain no synthetically compounded growth promoters
prepared or preserved with synthetic compounds except fish emulsions that have been stabilized with phosphoric acid; No natural poisons such as arsenic and lead salts
retention or soil aggregation; No products fortified

 
Compost Activators and Accelerators USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site


None stated None stated 95% minimum biobased content

 
Compost Bins Nordic Countries - Nordic Swan info@ecolabel.no


Cadmium
Lead
Mercury
Chlorinated or brominated paraffin
Brominated diphenyl ether or phtalate
Wood preservatives Durability/life span
Process and production method
Recycled content

06/07/96 
Compost (food waste) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled content
01/19/2000 
Compost (food waste) (GSA vendor list) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled content
01/19/2000 
Compost (yard trimmings) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled content
05/01/95 
Compost (yard trimmings) (GSA vendor list) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled content
05/01/95 
Composter (plastic) Germany - Blue-Angel Web site


Hazardous substances; Carcinogenic
mutagenic
or teratogenic substances
None stated Recycled content
Serviceability and safety requirements

1/1/1997 
Composting Containers Japan - Japan Environment Association - Eco Mark Program ecomark@japan.email.ne.jp
Not available

None stated None stated devices can only consume fuel or electricity if used to mix garbage or maintain a certain temperature
Devices that generate unpleasant odors shall have airtight enclosures

02/28/89 
Compost/Organic Fertilizer Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site


Synthetic pesticides
Synthetically compounded growth promoters
Natural poisons
Petroleum distillate herbicides
None stated Organic

None stated 
Containers (plants) Germany - Blue-Angel Web site


Synthetic plastic materials
Plasticizers
PVC-containing materials
Biocide substances
Cadmium
Copper
Mercury
Nickel
Lead
Chromium
Zinc
Biodegradable content
Serviceability requirements

8/1/1996 
Edging (lawn and garden) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled content
11/13/97 
Edging (lawn and garden) (GSA vendor list) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled content
11/13/97 
Erosion Control Materials USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site


None stated None stated 77% minimum biobased content

 
Fertilizer (organic) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled Content
 
Fertilizers USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site


None stated None stated 71% minimum biobased content

05/14/2008 
Hoses (garden) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled content
11/13/97 
Hoses (garden) (GSA vendor list) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled content
11/13/97 
Hoses (soaker) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled content
11/13/97 
Hoses (soaker) (GSA vendor list) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled content
11/13/97 
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) USA - Federal Green Construction Guide for Specifiers Alison Kinn Bennett, 202-564-8859, kinn.alison@epa.gov


None stated None stated Fewer Materials
Less Toxic

01/04/2010 
Lawn Care Equipment USA - Green Seal, Choose Green Reports (202) 872-6400


None stated None stated Air emissions
Energy efficiency
Noise emissions

07/01/98 
Lawn Edges (plastic) Germany - Blue-Angel Web site


Hazardous substances; Carcinogenic
mutagenic
or teratogenic substances
None stated Recycled content
Serviceability and safety requirements

1/1/1997 
Lubricants (chain and saw) Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site


Petroleum oil
Organic chlorine or nitrite compounds
Mercury
Lead
Zinc
Cadmium
Chromium
Magnesium
Vanadium
Additives Biodegradable content
Lifecycle considerations
Packaging
Safety and performance standards
Toxicity

12/11/95 
Lubricants (chain saw) Germany - Blue-Angel Web site


Hazardous substances; Water-endangering substances; Carcinogenic
teratogenic or mutagenic substances; Organic halogenated compounds; Nitrite compounds
None stated Biodegradable
Independent testing institutes
Serviceability requirements

1/1/1998 
Moulded Part Products Germany - Blue-Angel Web site


Synthetic plastic materials
Plasticizers
PVC-containing materials
Biocide substances
Cadmium
Copper
Mercury
Nickel
Lead
Chromium
Zinc
Biodegradable content
Serviceability requirements

8/1/1996 
Mulch and Compost Materials USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site


None stated None stated 95% minimum biobased content

 
Mulch Sheeting Japan - Japan Environment Association - Eco Mark Program ecomark@japan.email.ne.jp
Not available

Harmful emissions during burning or decomposition None stated Durability/life span
Recycled content

04/01/94 
Mulch (hydraulic, paper-based) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled content
05/01/95 
Mulch (hydraulic, paper-based) (GSA vendor list) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled content
05/01/95 
Mulch (hydraulic, wood-based) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled content
05/01/95 
Mulch (hydraulic, wood-based) (GSA vendor list) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled content
05/01/95 
Nonpressure Pipe USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled content
4/30/2004 
Park Benches and Picnic Tables USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled content
01/19/2000 
Plastic Lumber Landscaping Timbers and Posts USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled content
01/19/2000 
Plastic Products (recycled) Germany - Blue-Angel Web site


Hazardous substances; Carcinogenic
mutagenic
or teratogenic substances
None stated Recycled content
Serviceability and safety requirements

01/01/97 
Playground Equipment USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled content
01/19/2000 
Playground Equipment (GSA vendor list) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled content
01/19/2000 
Rain Garden Construction On-Call Services USA - City of Portland Web site
Not available

None stated None stated None stated

5/26/2010 
Rainwater Gutter (plastic) Germany - Blue-Angel Web site


Hazardous substances; Carcinogenic
mutagenic
or teratogenic substances
None stated Recycled content
Serviceability and safety requirements

01/01/97 
Resin Used in the Manufacturing of Compost Bags Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site


None stated None stated Biodegradable

None stated 
Retaining Wall System USA - Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Program - Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute certification@mbdc.com (434) 295-1111 x1


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

 
Shredders (garden) Germany - Blue-Angel Web site


Cadmium
Lead
None stated Material identification
Noise level
Post-use care
Serviceability requirements

2/1/2001 
Soil Improvers European Union - EU Eco-Label Web site


Salmonella
E. coli
Lindane
Cypermethrin promecarb
Glass
Metal
Wire
Hard plastic
Weed seeds
Copper
Zinc
Nickel
Chromium
Molybdenum
Selenium
Arsenic
Cadmium
K2O
Nitrogen
P2O5
Lead
Mercury
Flourine
Post-use care
Product emissions
Recycled content

04/01/98 
Stone Aggregate USA - Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Program - Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute certification@mbdc.com (434) 295-1111 x1


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

 
Storage Tanks for Rainwater Japan - Japan Environment Association - Eco Mark Program ecomark@japan.email.ne.jp
Not available

None stated None stated Efficiency
Performance requirements
Safety

04/01/94 
Turf and Ornamental Management USA - State of New York Web site
Not available

None stated None stated Biobased content

2/10/2009 
Turf Management System (organic) Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site


Synthetic growth compounds
Synthetic pesticides
Petroleum distillate herbicides
Synthetic fumigants and sterilants
Synthetic wetting agents
Synthetic resins
Natural poisons
None stated Organic

 
Waste Rubber Products Germany - Blue-Angel Web site


Hazardous substances; Carcinogenic
mutagenic
or teratogenic substances
None stated Recycled content
Serviceability and safety requirements

1/1/1998 
Water Hoses USA - Green Seal 202-872-6400


None stated None stated Packaging
Recycled content

04/04/94 

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