SCS Global Service Environmentally Preferable Product

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SCS Global Services offers a certification program for Environmentally Preferable Products (EPP) to address the growing demand for products and services that have the least impact on the environment. SCS Global Services uses a combination of resources including ISO 14024 Principles and Procedures for Type I Environmental Labeling , EPA's Federal Guidance on Environmentally Preferable Purchasing and ASTM E2129 Data Collection for Sustainability of Building Products to guide the development of its environmentally preferable specifications. Currently, standards are only available for carpet materials. Each environmentally preferable specification undergoes a structured development process that:

  • Addresses all stages of the product/services life-cycle;
  • Incorporates key environmental and human health issues relevant to the category; and
  • Undergoes outside stakeholder review.

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