San Francisco Issues “Green Approved” List For Products And Services

August 17, 2010

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San Francisco Issues “Green Approved” List For Products And Services

Plenty of web sites exist that list and evaluate “green” products.  Now more cities, including Seattle, are building lists of “approved” products and service providers. San Francisco, however, has stepped it up a notch, and has released a comprehensive site that meets the city by the bay’s environmental and health requirements. The result is SFApproved.org, a guide that describes approximately 1000 green products that San Francisco’s municipal employees are required to buy under local ordinances. The list also is available to San Francisco Green Businesses, a program that accredits businesses operating within the city that have met waste reduction, reduced pollution, and conservation standards. Local consumers who want their purchasing decisions to match their values, could find value from SFApproved as well. [Read this article]

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