Founded in 1989, Green Seal provides science-based environmental certification standards that are credible, transparent and essential in an increasingly educated and competitive marketplace. Green Seal works with manufacturers, industry sectors, purchasing groups and governments at all levels to “green” the production and purchasing chain in the U.S.A.
Green Seal certifies evergything from coffee filters to air chillers and covers over 327 product and service categories. In the sector of lighting compact fluorescent lamps including ballast adaptors, self-ballasted lamps and lampholder conversion kits are labelled with the Green Seal label. The standard includes product performance and quality requirements such as energy efficiency, reduced toxicity and packaging.1 Green Seal is mostly used in the United States.2