Product certification
Product certification or product qualification is the process of certifying that a certain product has passed performance tests and quality assurance tests, and meets qualification criteria stipulated...
Sustainable products
Sustainable products are those products that provide environmental, social and economic benefits while protecting public health and environment over their whole life cycle, from the extraction of raw ...
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TÜV SÜD
TÜV SÜD is an international service corporation focusing on consulting, testing, certification and training. At over 800 locations, primarily in Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, TÜV SÜD Group empl...
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NEMKO
Norges Elektriske Materiellkontroll (NEMKO) is a Norwegian private organization that supervises safety testing for electrical equipment manufacturing.The Nemko Group offers testing, inspection and cer...
Clerk of works
The clerk of works (or clerk of the works), often abbreviated CoW, is employed by an architect or a client on a construction site. The role is primarily to represent the interests of the client in reg...
Listing and approval use and compliance
Listing and approval use and compliance is the activity of adhering to specific testing requirements designed to establish minimum performance for the installation or use of safety-related products an...
Green brands
Green brands are those brands that consumers associate with environmental conservation and sustainable business practices. Such brands appeal to consumers who are becoming more aware of the need to p...
Used good
A second-hand or used good is one that is being purchased by or otherwise transferred to a second or later end user. A used good can also simply mean it is no longer in the same condition as it was wh...
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Farm assurance
Farm assurance is product certification for agricultural products that emphasises the principles of quality assurance. The emphasis on quality assurance means that, in addition to product inspection,...
Hardware certification
Hardware certification is the process through which computer hardware is tested to ensure it is compatible with specific software packages, and operates as intended in critical situations. With ever d...
ECOCERT
ECOCERT is an organic certification organization, founded in France in 1991. It is based in Europe but conducts inspections in over 80 countries, making it one of the largest organic certification org...
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Green Gifting
Green gifting is an emerging trend that results in a lower environmental impact as well as a lower impact on personal budgets from the gift giving process. It began with the idea of recycling the pac...
Energy Star
Energy Star (trademarked ENERGY STAR) is an international standard for energy efficient consumer products originated in the United States. It was created in 1992 by the Environmental Protection Agenc...
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Woodchips
Woodchips are a medium-sized solid material made by cutting, or chipping, larger pieces of wood.Woodchips may be used as a biomass solid fuel and are raw material for producing wood pulp. They may als...
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Organic Food Development Center
The Organic Food Development Center (OFDC; full name: Organic Food Development Center, SEPA of China; Chinese: 国家环境保护总局有机食品发展中心; pinyin: Guójiā Huánjìng Bǎohù Zǒngjú Yǒujī Shípǐn Fāzhǎn Zhōngxīn) is a...
Cob (material)
Cob, cobb or clom (in Wales) is a natural building material made from subsoil, water, some kind of fibrous organic material typically straw and sometimes lime. The contents of subsoil naturally varie...
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Minimum energy performance standard
MEPS (Minimum Energy Performance Standard) is a specification containing a number of performance requirements for an energy-using device, and that effectively limits the maximum amount of energy that ...
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Certified wood
Certified wood and paper products come from responsibly managed forests – as defined by a particular standard. With third-party forest certification, an independent organization develops standards of ...
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Organic certification
Organic certification is a certification process for producers of organic food and other organic agricultural products. In general, any business directly involved in food production can be certified, ...
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Permeable paving
Permeable paving is a range of sustainable materials and techniques for permeable pavements with a base and subbase that allow the movement of stormwater through the surface. In addition to reducing r...
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Sustainability brand
Sustainability brands are products and services that are branded to signify a special added value in terms of environmental and social benefits to the customer and thus enable the differentiation from...
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Biobased product
Biobased product, was defined by the United States Secretary of Agriculture in the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 as follows, "The term ‘‘biobased product’’ means a product determined ...
Bioproducts engineering
Bioproducts Engineering or Bioprocess Engineering refers to engineering of bio-products from renewable bioresources. This pertains to the design and development of processes and technologies for the s...
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Green furniture
Green Furniture, often symbolized by a tree, are products that use materials from sustainable forests, have low toxic material levels, locally manufactured and are durable enough to last. It should le...
Organic food
Organic foods are foods produced by organic farming. While the standards differ worldwide, organic farming in general features cultural, biological, and mechanical practices that foster cycling of res...
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Fair trade certification
A fair trade certification is a product certification within the market-based movement fair trade. The most widely used fair trade certification is FLO International's, the International Fairtrade Cer...
British Approvals Board for Telecommunications
The British Approvals Board for Telecommunications (BABT) is a telecommunications certification body.
It was established in July 1982 by the UK government to provide type approval services to the ...
Natural products certification
Unlike the National Organic Program in the United States, there is no legal definition of the word "natural" for food and consumer products. The Food and Drug Administration continues to follow the po...
Type approval
For Declaration of Conformity see Conformance markType Approval or Certificate of Conformity is granted to a product that meets a minimum set of regulatory, technical and safety requirements. General...