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     1  +1 2014 aug 19green vacuum cleanersGreenerChoices.org | Vacuum cleaners : green buying guide 11/11A rough-and-tumble market is driving new designs and features as the once humble vacuum cleaner goes high-tech. Some brands now claim to kill germs and ...
     2  +14 2014 aug 21greener choices valentineGreenerChoices .org | e-NewslettersGreener Choices Home > e-Newsletters ... Green product watch: chocolates for Valentine's Day; Best 'natural' cold and flu-fighting supplements; 12 health ...
     2  -1 2014 jul 26what is hormone freeHormone Free - GreenerChoices.org | Eco-labels center | Label The USDA has banned the use of hormone free on all meat products. 2. The producer or manufacturer decides whether to use the claim and is not free from its ...
     3  +2 2014 sep 14in short organic productsGreenerChoices.org | Why some organic products fall short 8/09Why some organic products fall short . It's no secret that organics often cost more than conventional products. But what might not be as clear is that some ...
     3  +9 2014 jul 18mould resistant cleaning productsMold and mildew - resistant - GreenerChoices.org | Eco-labels center “Mold and mildew - resistant ” means that the product is or contains an ... EPA also regulates household cleaners that make mold or mildew resistant claims and ...
     4  +2 2014 aug 20green lawn mowersGreenerChoices.org | Lawn mowers : green buying guide 5/11Regular mowing is as vital to maintaining a healthy lawn as watering, fertilizing, and weeding. While an old-fashioned manual reel mower without an engine or ...
     4  -1 2014 jul 23certified humane and handledCertified Humane Raised and Handled - GreenerChoices.org | Eco The " Certified Humane Raised and Handled " is designed to certify that animals raised for dairy, lamb, poultry and beef products are treated in a humane manner  ...
     5  +3 2014 aug 21state organic labelsWashington State - Organic Certification - GreenerChoices.org | Eco The Washington State Department of Agriculture has been certifying products as organic since 1988 and is ... There are three different tiers of organic labeling .
     5  -1 2014 aug 04benjamin moore green promiseGreenerChoices.org | Green buying guide: Top interior paints 4/12If a top-of-the-line paint can cover all but the darkest colors in two coats, ... Green Promise was created by Benjamin Moore , covers only its products, and ...
     5  -2 2014 jul 30anionic nonionic surfactantIncludes biodegradable surfactants ( anionic and nonionic )Includes biodegradable surfactants ( anionic and nonionic ) OR includes biodegradable surfactants , enzymes, and brightening agents ...
     6  -2 2014 sep 27electric lawnmower buying guideGreen recommendations: manual , electric and gas models. Because they have no engine, manual reel mowers are quiet and inexpensive, relatively safe, and ...
     6  +5 2014 aug 28homemade household cleaning recipesHomemade household cleaners : best recipes 1/11With some simple, reliable recipes and clean, empty containers, you can make your own less-toxic cleaners right at home using familiar household ingredients.
     6  +1 2014 aug 19plastic for canned foodsGreenerChoices.org | BPA update: what you need to know 3/12They found BPA in 71 out of 78 canned goods sampled -- about 90%. ... They also tested frozen green beans and peas that had been sold in plastic bags as a  ...
     6  +5 2014 aug 07humane farm animal careHumane Farm Animal Care Certification Program - GreenerChoices Processors must comply with the American Meat Institute Standards, a higher standard for slaughtering farm animals than required by the Federal Humane  ...
     6  ~ 2014 jul 25qai organic certificationQuality Assurance International ( QAI ) - Certified OrganicThe meaning of the organic labels is different for food than for cosmetics or personal care products. 2. While QAI did state that their Board members are not QAI  ...
     7  +2 2014 sep 17consumer reportsConsumer Report's greenerchoices.orgConsumer Reports Mercury in Fish Recommendations Methodology 8/14 ... Organic Vote Victory for Consumers: Statement from Consumer Reports ' Dr. Urvashi ...
     7  ~ 2014 aug 22ocean safe labelingdolphin safe - GreenerChoices.org | Eco- labels center | Label Dolphin safe labeled tuna caught with purse sein nets in the Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean (ETP), the primary ocean region where the phenomenon of tuna ...
     7  ~ 2014 aug 19homemade household cleaners
     7  +5 2014 aug 01organic certification californiaCalifornia Certified Organic Farmers - CCOF - GreenerChoices.org California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) has been certifying products as organic since 1973 and is accredited as an organic certifier by the USDA.
     7  -2 2014 jul 25quality assurance internationalQuality Assurance International (QAI) - Certified OrganicQuality Assurance International (QAI) has been certifying products as organic since 1989 and is accredited as an organic certifier by the USDA. All organic ...
     8  +29 2014 aug 13how to avoid illnessGreenerChoices.org | Safer eats: How to avoid foodborne illness 7/12Do you rinse raw poultry but never wash a watermelon? Food safety experts advise just the opposite! Do you wash sprouts? Rinsing helps but won't eliminate  ...
     8  +21 2014 aug 13how to avoid illenss
     8  +2 2014 aug 04consumer reports websiteOrganic Vote Victory for Consumers: Statement from Consumer Reports ' Dr. Urvashi Rangan 4/14 .... How many websites does it take to choose a lightbulb?
     9  +12 2014 sep 29certified organic stickersOregon Tilth - Certified Organic - GreenerChoices.org | Eco- labels Given the concerns with standards and oversight over the last few years, CR no longer rates " organic " as highly meaningful but meaningful. However "100% ...
     10  +1 2014 oct 03homemade cleaning products
     10  -5 2014 sep 15consumer reportWe are inviting the public to join Consumer Reports at a special all-day event in San Francisco's City Hall on September 19, 2014 from 9:30am — 4pm PST ...
     11  ~ 2014 oct 04no animal testingNo animal testing - GreenerChoices.org | Eco-labels center | Label “ No animal testing ” is a general claim that implies that no animal testing was done on the product and its ingredients. However, there is no government or official ...
     11  +1 2014 aug 03consumer report website
     11  -3 2014 jul 16animal welfare approvedAnimal Welfare Approved - GreenerChoices.org | Eco-labels center The " Animal Welfare Approved " (AWA) label is designed to ensure that cows, sheep, chickens, turkeys, geese, goats, bison and rabbits raised for meat, dairy or  ...
     12  +12 2014 sep 08house hold cleaningWith some simple, reliable recipes and clean , empty containers, you can make your own less-toxic cleaners right at home using familiar household ingredients.
     12  +1 2014 aug 08homemade cleaner recipes
     12  +9 2014 aug 04organic compost oregon tilthOregon Tilth - Certified Organic - GreenerChoices.org | Eco-labels Oregon Tilth Certified Organic (OTCO) has been certifying products as organic .... fertilizers, soil amendments; and products from greenhouse, apiculture, and ...
     13  ~ 2014 sep 05phosphate free detergentno phosphates, contains no phosphorus, phosphate - freeThe claim is somewhat meaningful for dishwasher detergents , since the meaning is clear, relevant, specific, and there is an environmental benefit when used on ...
     14  +4 2014 oct 05best low voc paintEarlier low - VOC paints lacked the durability and sheen selection of ... Reports tests only premium lines from major brands, which tend to perform best over time.
     14  +87 2014 aug 16list of labelsGreenerChoices.org | Eco- labels centerUse the search tools below to get our expert evaluation of labels on food, wood, ... You can search by product, category, or certifier, and easily compare labels  ...
     14  +3 2014 jul 23msc promotion gmbhMarine Stewardship Council - GreenerChoices.org | Eco-labels The Marine Stewardship Council labeling program aims to promote sustainable ... A separate accreditation body, Accreditation Services International GmbH , ...
     15  +5 2014 aug 29home energy checklistHome Energy Code Checklist (PDF) - GreenerChoices.orgIf you are interested in buying a home or want to learn about the energy code and ... make your home more energy efficient, this checklist provides a quick way to ...
     15  ~ 2014 jul 28bpa free water brandsGreenerChoices.org | Better BPA - free Water Bottles 11/11But some water bottles made from plastics can contain BPA (bisphenol A), a potentially ... Uncoated stainless steel bottles— brands tested: Sigg and Steel Works
     17  -2 2014 sep 05consumer reports recommended vacuum cleanersIn Consumer Reports latest tests, several models did well removing pet hair,
     18  +19 2014 aug 25antimicrobial laundry detergentantibacterial (household cleaners) - GreenerChoices.org | Eco EPA regulates all household cleaning products and laundry detergents that claim to have antibacterial or antimicrobial properties except dishwashing soap is an ...
     18  +8 2014 aug 20behr paint logoBut Aura is twice the price of Behr , which performed almost as well. So in terms ... Companies pay $7,500 or more to have paints tested and use the logo . Among ...
     19  +12 2014 aug 23consumer reports air purifiersGreenerChoices.org | Green product watch: Best air purifiers 3/12(This article is adapted from the March 2012 Consumer Reports magazine.) ... Given the fact that we spend so much time indoors, getting an air purifier may seem ...
     19  +7 2014 aug 13consumer reports vacuum cleanersVacuum cleaners : green buying guide 11/11 (This article is adapted from Vacuum Cleaners Guide at ConsumerReports .org.) ...
     19  +19 2014 jul 31eco friendly labelsGreenerChoices.org | Eco - labels centerAs the popularity of green product claims continues to grow, it's important to know ... Use the search tools below to get our expert evaluation of labels on food, ...
     19  +11 2014 jul 21eco food productsUSDA - Organic - GreenerChoices.org | Eco -labels center | Label All organic labels on food (except seafood) must meet the same USDA standards . See below for exceptions for personal care products and fish. All products  ...
     20  +13 2014 aug 18air purifier consumer reports
     20  +5 2014 jul 29crest toothpaste ingredientsGreenerChoices.org | What's in your toothpaste ? 4/11If you look on your toothpaste's ingredient panel you may find triclosan under ... Crest Pro-Health toothpaste contains another antibacterial, stannous fluoride, ...
     20  -4 2014 jul 26consumer reports refrigeratorsGreenerChoices.org | Guide to greener kitchens: refrigerators 8/11Greener refrigerators. This kitchen appliance uses the most energy overall because it's always running. Consumer Reports ' refrigerator tests tell you not only  ...
     20  +3 2014 jul 19antimicrobial cleaning productsantibacterial ( household cleaners ) - GreenerChoices.org | Eco
     22  -4 2014 jul 22consumer reports vacuumGreenerChoices.org | Vacuum cleaners: green buying guide 11/11In Consumer Reports latest tests, several models did well removing pet hair, ... But with typical use, vacuum cleaners don't have significant energy-saving ...
     23  ~ 2014 oct 02air purifier testGiven the fact that we spend so much time indoors, getting an air purifier may seem like ... Regularly test your home for radon gas, which can cause lung cancer.
     23  -4 2014 jul 31dish detergent antibacterial
     23  +5 2014 jul 29according to consumers unionConsumers Union advocates for organic integrity 10/13Consumers Union's role in watchdogging the NOSB is therefore critical to ... but an organic version (gum arabic, which according to the original petitioner is ...
     24  +4 2014 sep 07green choiceConsumer Reports GreenerChoices.orgGreener Choices Home, September 6, 2014. You are invited to...America's Most Wanted Labels. We are inviting the public to join Consumer Reports at a special  ...
     24  +11 2014 aug 23usda organic labelUSDA - Organic - GreenerChoices.org | Eco- labels center | Label All organic certifiers must be accredited by the USDA. Only products containing at least 95% organic ingredients may display the USDA Organic seal in addition ...
     24  -8 2014 aug 22marine stewardship councilThe Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) began in 1997 as a joint initiative between the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Unilever, a multinational company and ...
     25  +1 2014 aug 12homemade copper cleanerHomemade household cleaners : best recipes 1/11 ... It can also be used to remove tarnish can be used on brass, copper , bronze and aluminum (not to be used ...
     25  +6 2014 aug 11probiotic reviews consumer reportsGreenerChoices.org | The scoop on probiotics 8/11Probiotics are showing up in all kinds of foods and drinks, including yogurts and ... In Consumer Reports taste tests, trained panelists tried 11 yogurts (four of ...
     25  +18 2014 aug 01homemade bleach cleanerA mild alternative to chlorine bleach that can be used for stain removal and mild bleaching and killing germs. Available in drug stores and supermarkets.
     26  +11 2014 aug 24usda organic logoUSDA - Organic - GreenerChoices.org | Eco-labels center | Label
     26  +32 2014 aug 19certified organic productsOnly products containing at least 95% organic ingredients may display the .... While some agricultural based ingredients in these products may be certified as ...
     27  +8 2014 sep 30ecotimber woven honeyGreenerChoices.org | Green product watch: eco-friendly floors 8/10Shredding bamboo into fibers and compressing them for strength—a practice called stranding—helped EcoTimber Woven Honey ($5.75 per square foot) and ...
     27  -10 2014 sep 01homemade metal polishHomemade household cleaners: best recipes 1/11Homemade recipes. You can ... Mix olive oil and vinegar in a one-to-one ratio and polish with a soft cloth. ... To remove tarnish, rub metal with sliced lemons.
     27  -7 2014 aug 28zero voc interior paintMore manufacturers now make low - VOC paints that comply with the even- tougher limits set by California's regional South Coast Air Quality Management District.
     27  ~ 2014 aug 06air purifier consumer report
     28  -12 2014 sep 26hypoallergenicHypoallergenic - GreenerChoices.org | Eco-labels center | Label There are no standards for hypoallergenic 2. There are no standards for hypoallergenic 3. The producer or manufacturer decides whether to use the claim and is ...
     28  -25 2014 sep 12in a reasonably short lengthbiodegradable - GreenerChoices.org | Eco-labels center | Label down and return to nature within a reasonably short time after customary disposal. ... According to FTC guidance, the length of time it takes for a product to  ...
     29  +6 2014 sep 10usda organic seal
     29  +27 2014 jul 17stonyfield organic yogurtProbiotics are showing up in all kinds of foods and drinks, including yogurts ... Two organic yogurts tested were judged very good: Stonyfield Organic Low Fat ...
     30  -16 2014 aug 25certified organic labelThe meaning of the organic labels is different for food than for cosmetics and .... While some agricultural based ingredients in these products may be certified as ...
     30  +32 2014 aug 15consumer reports best vacuumIn Consumer Reports latest tests, several models did well removing pet hair, ... The best canister-type vacuums nowadays can clean carpets just about as well ...
     31  +70 2014 oct 03diy cleaning products recipes
     31  +22 2014 aug 09best house cleaning productsThe following is a list of basic ingredients, along with their common cleaning uses ... Good for a variety of household cleaning tasks, vinegar may be used to help ...
     31  -13 2014 jul 20consumer report lawn mowers(This article is adapted from the May 2011 Consumer Reports magazine.) Regular mowing is as vital to maintaining a healthy lawn as watering, fertilizing, and ...
     32  +27 2014 sep 06what makes detergent biodegradableIncludes biodegradable surfactants (anionic and nonionic)For products that go down the drain, like detergents and shampoos, FTC guidance ... Of course, just because a product or ingredient is biodegradable does not ...
     32  -3 2014 aug 17rainforest alliance certifiedRainforest Alliance Certified - GreenerChoices.org | Eco-labels Rainforest Alliance Certified growers follow the criteria and standards designed by SAN. Rainforest Alliance verifes that certified products have been grown ...
     32  +5 2014 aug 04light bulb guideGreenerChoices.org | Lightbulbs: Green buying guide 3/12There are an estimated 4 billion lightbulb sockets in American homes, according to the Department of Energy, and more than 3 billion still use the standard ...
     32  +69 2014 aug 03forest green tissue paperGreenerChoices.org | Green product watch: Best toilet paper 5/12In Consumer Reports tests on 25 toilet papers , green products got mixed results. ... sheets, uses paper made from responsibly managed forests , is chlorine free, ...
     33  +1 2014 oct 04fish oil pillsGreenerChoices.org | The truth about fish oil pills 2/12People are snapping up more fish oil supplements than ever. They're taking them to treat a long list of ailments: menstrual cramps, heart disease, asthma, ...
     33  +68 2014 aug 13green label organicAs the popularity of green product claims continues to grow, it's important to know which claims you can ... Consumer Reports' Organic Food Labels Survey 4/14
     33  -2 2014 jul 21independant eco productsGreenerChoices.org | What makes a good eco -label?Generally, the best eco -labels are seals or logos indicating that an independent organization has verified that a product meets a set of meaningful and consistent  ...
     33  -3 2014 jul 16sundown naturals fish oilPeople are snapping up more fish oil supplements than ever. ... were: CVS Natural, GNC Triple Strength, Nature's Bounty Odorless and Sundown Naturals .
     34  -9 2014 aug 22home made water softenerA powder or crystalline salt sold in most grocery stores, borax is a water softener and sanitizer. It makes an excellent freshener when added to laundry and is an ...
     35  +18 2014 sep 11potassium in grainsGreenerChoices.org | The truth about whole grains 7/12While many are true cereal grains , several—such as amaranth, buckwheat, and ... calcium, folic acid, magnesium, and potassium , it's as simple to make as rice.
     35  +2 2014 sep 06best green productsGreenerChoices.org | Green product watch: best spring cleaners 3/11Spring cleaning can be easier and much less-toxic this year if you consider using homemade cleaners or some of the greener, high-rated commercial cleaning ...
     35  -16 2014 aug 26top rated compost binsGreenerChoices.org | Easy composting this fall 9/10A compost bin is a great way to turn some of your fall leaves and kitchen waste into free fertilizer. When Consumer Reports last rated compost bins , one of the ...
     35  +15 2014 aug 12sundown fish oil supplementPeople are snapping up more fish oil supplements than ever. ... were: CVS Natural, GNC Triple Strength, Nature's Bounty Odorless and Sundown Naturals.
     35  -4 2014 aug 04benzyl alcohol in cosmeticsalcohol free - GreenerChoices.org | Eco-labels center | Label search The alcohol free label is not meaningful and potentially misleading to consumers. ... types of alcohol found in cosmetics such as benzyl alcohol and cetyl alcohol.
     35  +9 2014 jul 26best green cleaning productsSpring cleaning can be easier and much less-toxic this year if you consider using homemade cleaners or some of the greener, high-rated commercial cleaning  ...
     36  ~ 2014 aug 20national research centerSurvey Research Report - GreenerChoices.orgIn April, 2014, the Consumer Reports® National Research Center conducted a nationally representative phone survey to assess consumer opinion regarding ...
     36  -6 2014 aug 08consumer reports dishwashersGreenerChoices.org | More energy-efficient dishwashers 1/12More energy-efficient dishwashers 1/12 (This article is adapted from the the January 2012 issue of Consumer Reports magazine.) ...
     36  -14 2014 aug 07ingredients labels fraragnceFragrance -Free - GreenerChoices.org | Eco- labels center | Label Moreover, products labeled as " fragrance free" can contain fragrances that are used to cover up the chemical smell of the other ingredients in the product.
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