March 9th, 2017

Are You Ready? TSCA Title VI, Formaldehyde Standards for Composite Wood Products Takes Effect December 2017.

Formaldehyde is a colorless gas found in numerous products, including composite woods (plywood, particleboard and medium-density fiberboard, or MDF) and products containing these materials. As exposure to formaldehyde may cause adverse health effects, regulations exist to limit this substance in the market. Currently, any composite wood products or products containing these materials are already required to meet… read more

February 27th, 2017

Streamlining the Sustainable Procurement Process

In the last post on this subject, we considered the benefits of sustainable procurement for business. But “sustainable purchasing” can mean lot of different things to a lot of different people. In an effort to provide a framework and some best practices around sustainable procurement, a new standard, ISO 20400 is under development. Slated to… read more

February 16th, 2017

CosaTron First to Verify Air Purification Systems for Zero Ozone Emissions

Ozone is a gas made up of three oxygen atoms (O3). It occurs naturally in small amounts in the upper atmosphere where it protects us from ultraviolet (UV) radiation (“good” ozone). Near the earth’s surface, “bad” ozone is created by chemical reactions in outdoor air pollution and some indoor sources. “Bad” ozone can cause health… read more

January 31st, 2017
Sustainable Procurement: It’s Not Just for Government Anymore
January 11th, 2017
Five Years of Waste Diversion at the Phoenix Open
January 4th, 2017
UL GREENGUARD Certification Now Included in EPA Standards for US Federal Government
December 15th, 2016
EPA Formaldehyde Rule Published in the Federal Register
December 8th, 2016
The Devil is in the Details – UL GREENGUARD Certificates Include Important Information about Product Usage Assumptions
November 21st, 2016
UL Hosts Three Zero Waste to Landfill Conferences in Asia
October 24th, 2016
Greenbuild 2016 Recap