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Earthsure

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The purpose of the Earth sure program is to provide comprehensive environmental data to purchasers (business and individuals) so that the power of the market can moves the economy towards overall environmental improvement.

Earth Sure environmental product declarations (EPDs) can cover a portion of the life cycle of a product or an entire life cycle. Products in any sector can obtain EPDs as the Earth sure program has codes for all sectors of the economy. The Earth sure ecolabel discloses the environmental impact indicator results of the creation of each product.

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Conformity assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

Conformity with Earthsure's standard is verified by an independent organization (third party).

Certification / registration required

Applicants are certified against the ecolabels’s criteria before using the label

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

Institute for Environmental Research and Education

Member of

Unknown

Type

Non-profit

Also manages

None.


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Ecolabel details | What are the characteristics of the standard(s) related to this ecolabel?

  • Applicable life cycle and supply chain phases
  • Social and environmental attributes
  • Mutual recognition with other ecolabels
  • Standard details, including standard document, review frequency

Ecolabel development | How were the standards for this ecolabel developed?

  • Standard development and management process
  • Standard-setting norms followed for development of the ecolabel's standard
  • Type of standard-setting process, external stakeholders, and funding sources

Conformity Assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

  • Requirements to achieve certification (i.e. chain of custody, site visits, metrics)
  • Audit / surveillance requirements
  • Duration of certification, time to achieve certification

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

  • Contact details, primary contact
  • Organizational details including year established, funding, and governance

Additional information | Including:

  • Compliance type (pass / fail / tiered)
  • Target audience (consumers / retailers / manufacturers / etc)

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Key data

Year ecolabel est. 2006

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Appliances Building products Buildings Cleaning products Cosmetics / Personal care Electronics Financial services Fish / Fisheries Food Forest products / Paper Health care services & equipment Machinery & Equipment Packaging Professional, scientific and technical services Textiles Tourism Transportation Waste management & Recycling


Where this ecolabel is found
Canada United States



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Last updated: 12 March 2014