As with most marketing and advertising jargon, the term “green” can be defined in many ways—its definition tweaked to support a particular message or point of view. In recent years, “green” even has made its way into the scientific lexicon (e.g., “green chemistry”). While the general consensus is that “green” somehow refers to environmentally-preferable attributes of a product, service and/or technology, there is no single, universal definition.

Air Quality Sciences’ white paper examines what constitutes a green product, how the term “green” has been used and misused, and how green products can affect indoor environmental quality (IEQ) and human health. Additionally, this paper will explore federal and state government “green chemistry” initiatives, regulations, guidelines and how they are advancing product technology.

Read the paper in its entirety by clicking on this direct link.


Green Products: What Are They Really?:  Created on July 26th, 2011.  Last Modified on July 26th, 2011


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Founded in 1989 by Dr. Marilyn Black, Air Quality Sciences, Inc. (AQS) has grown to become a highly respected name in indoor air quality testing and consulting.



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