This October we begin Green Seal’s 25th year, and we dedicate this one to our clients who have led their industries by manufacturing safer, healthier, and greener products. They have proven their commitment to sustainability by achieving Green Seal certification. Check out our poster which further describes why we are honoring our clients this year … Continue reading Our 25th Year.
By Claire Barnett, Executive Director, Healthy Schools Network I am the founder and executive director of a national nonprofit dedicated to reversing the many threats that unhealthy schools pose to children’s health and learning. I’m also a parent. In fact, my organization’s roots lie in a shattering family experience: my younger son was poisoned by … Continue reading Healthy Schools 101: Why our kids need healthier facilities
What’s new with Green Seal? Read on…. In This Issue: ISSA 2013 in Las Vegas, Nov. 19 – 21 Arthur publishes book: In the Light of Humane Nature We welcome talented new staff to Green Seal’s Certification and Science & Standards Departments Upcoming Events Congratulations to our new clients Any … Continue reading Breaking News ~ Green Seal’s Fall Updates
Green Seal and our heroes — GS-certified products, services, and hotels — have been mentioned in the news over the past month. Check it out…: Green Seal, With 83 Certified Hotel Properties, Moves Toward GS-33 Update, Green Lodging News By the end of this year, the Green Seal Standard for Lodging Properties, GS-33, will be … Continue reading Making the Headlines – Sept. Edition
By Marion Stecklow, Executive Director of the Building Wellness Institute Much attention is focused on energy savings in buildings when attempting to achieve sustainability. That is a good thing! LEED certification is certainly the most significant, motivating factor in creating and maintaining sustainable buildings. Although the ROI (Return on Investment) for building or renovating and … Continue reading Green Cleaning Your Way to LEED and Beyond
What have we been up to lately? Touting our new laundry standard (GS-51) and re-defining green cleaning. Check out a couple of recently published news and feature articles below. Do you have any thought-provoking sustainability or environmental leadership news articles to share with us? Send us links and/or comment on this post!
Happy Holidays from Green Seal! To celebrate Independence Day 2013, and a very productive spring, we’ve released our Summer Newsletter. Enjoy the newsletter on our website, download Summer Newsletter, or click individual articles from the list below. Any compliments or questions about these articles? Comment on this blog post. We’d love to hear from you.
By Brie Welzer, Marketing & Communications Associate I began my work at Green Seal only ten short months ago (Sept. 2012), happily combining my previous positions in environmental consulting and science communications. In my career and personal life since I can remember, I’ve considered myself an environmentalist: an enthusiastic girl scout in grade school, a … Continue reading My So-Called Environmentalist Life
By Brie Welzer, Marketing Associate Welcome, sustainability professionals, environmentalists, and green business wonks to the Green Seal blog! We are excited to launch this informative and captivating forum. Through this blog, we hope to share lessons learned and helpful habits developed over years of ecolabeling and environmental work. Various Green Seal team members will … Continue reading Welcome to the GS Blog.