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Sustainable Marketplace: Greener Products and Services

Why Buy Greener Products?

Products can have a wide variety of potential human health and environmental impacts including: 

These impacts may occur at just one or at many places throughout the product's life cycle: e.g., extracting raw materials, manufacturing, packaging, distribution, retailing, and product use, repair or maintenance, and disposal.

By looking for greener products when you shop, you will be joining millions of Americans in helping protect human health and the environment.

For more information on why to buy greener products, here are some resources below.

Human Health Environmental Impact of Products

Results achieved by product sustainability programs

Financial Incentives