Requirements

Program requirements for The Green Bear Mark of Excellence®

 

are established on a material class basis that seeks to identify substantive compositional or construction similarities within the class.  For instance, mattresses would be considered a class of material that is separate and apart from the bedding used on the mattresses.

Manufacturers who affix The Green Bear Mark of Excellence

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 on their products will have entered into a formal agreement that clearly defines how the products so identified are to be made and what materials drawn from the Green Bear

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 Approved Product List are to be used in the manufacture of the product.

The Green Bear Mark of Excellence

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Program Requirements do not simply stop at the content of the products.  In addition to the content requirements, The Green Bear Mark of Excellence

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also establishes performance requirements (such as full-scale flammability protection) that products must achieve.  Manufacturers participating in the program commit to ongoing quality control measures that seek to assure end-users that the Green Bear Mark really does identify those products that have successfully achieved a meaningful balance of environmental stewardship and practical performance.

If you would like to learn more about the requirements for a particular material class, please contact:
info@greenbearmark.com.

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