Sustainable Product Certification Services
Textiles, Apparel and Footwear
NSF is bringing assurance to the textile industry.
Paper, Packaging, Forestry
As a third-party provider, we conduct independent audits of your organization’s forestry operations, giving you a competitive edge as a leader in running an environmentally-conscious business.
Building Products and Furnishings
NSF International sustainability standards for building products and furnishings are multi-attribute, life-cycle based American National Standards facilitated by NSF’s National Center for Sustainability Standards (NCSS).
Product Transparency Reporting
In a marketplace wary of green product hype, NSF International provides independent, science-based verification of environmental claims that achieve the highest levels of transparency.
NSF International and Soil Association Team Up to Offer SFI® and FSC® Forestry Certifications
September 25, 2019
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – NSF International subsidiary NSF Certification, LLC and Soil Association Certification Forestry, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Soil Association, today announced an agreement to offer certification to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) and Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) responsible forest management standards.
NSF and E-Reuse Services Collaborate to Make Electronics Reuse Conference Waste-Free for Second Year
September 19, 2019
Every year, tradeshows and conferences generate thousands of tons of waste in the form of flyers, hand-outs, packaging, coffee cups and more. A closer look reveals an estimated 60 million people attend tradeshows each year—with each attendee generating up to 20 pounds of waste. Not surprisingly, this has a significant impact on the environment.
Natural Stone Council Updates Sustainability Requirements for the Production of Natural Stone
September 3, 2019
In response to industry advances, new technology and best practices, The Natural Stone Council (NSC) has updated ANSI/NSC 373-2019: Sustainable Production of Natural Dimension Stone. NSF International’s National Center for Sustainability Standards, which helped to facilitate the development of ANSI/NSC 373-2019, recently published the updates. The standard establishes criteria and methods for tracking, measuring and improving sustainability in the production of natural stone. ANSI/NSC 373-2019 applies to all processors of natural stone, from quarry operations to final stone fabricators.
New Webinar Demystifies Textiles Standards Certification, Including Brand Perspective from Patagonia
April 12, 2019
As preferred fibers and material commitments in the textile industry continue to grow, the role of core material standards supporting preferred materials becomes increasingly important. If you don’t know the truth – you can’t tell the truth!