Georgia-Pacific Announces Green Seal Certification For Select Products

ATLANTA, Dec. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/Georgia-Pacific today announced Green Seal™ certification for a selection of the company’s skincare products. This designation by Green Seal™, a third-party sustainability certification organization, is another building block in GP PRO’s offering of sustainable products.

The certification applies to enMotion® brand general purpose soaps, including fragrance free and Tranquil Aloe. It also applies to Pacific Garden® general purpose brand soaps, including fragrance free and Pacific Citrus®. All GP PRO general purpose foam soaps are now certified under the Green Seal™ Standard for Hand Cleaners for Industrial and Institutional Use, GS-41.

This standard establishes environmental requirements for industrial heavy-duty hand cleaners and institutional hand cleaners. The standard does not include hand cleaners used in households, food preparation operations or medical facilities.

The standard includes product performance requirements and environmental and health requirements such as reduced human and aquatic toxicity and reduced volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

“Green Seal™ certification highlights our long-term commitment to sustainability, stewardship and meeting the demands of the marketplace,” said John Mulcahy, vice president – sustainability for GP PRO.  “Adding skin care to our line of certified products gives our customers additional tools to meet their sustainability needs. This certification represents another step in our ongoing effort to be a sustainable partner with our customers.”

“By adding hand soaps to their extensive line of Green Seal™ certified towel and tissue products, Georgia-Pacific is once again demonstrating its fundamental commitment to sustainability and promoting the health of people and the planet,” said Dr. Arthur Weissman, president and CEO of Green Seal™.

An outline of the Green Seal™ GS-41 standard is available online at Green Seal. For more information on GP PRO’s sustainable products, visitwww.gppro.com/sustainability.

To learn more about GP PRO, its full line of hygienic dispensers and paper products, call 866-HELLO GP (435-5647) or visit GP PRO.

About Green Seal™
The original “Green Seal of Approval” was founded in 1989 to help safeguard the health of people and the planet. As an independent, science-based standards developer and certification body, Green Seal™ identifies sustainable products and services, and provides public education for creating a more sustainable world. Call (202) 872-6400 for more information, or visit www.GreenSeal.org for links to all Green Seal standards and certified products and services.

About GP PRO
Georgia-Pacific is a provider of hygienic dispensing systems, towels, tissues, soaps, air fresheners, wipers, cups, plates, cutlery and napkins. GP PRO, the company’s away-from-home business, serves a wide range of market segments, providing washroom, wiper and foodservice solutions for office buildings, education, healthcare, restaurant, lodging and manufacturing facilities through well-known product brands like enMotion®, Compact®, Dixie®, EasyNap®, SmartStock® and Brawny Industrial®. For more information about GP PRO, please call 1-866-HELLO GP (435-5647) or visit us at www.gppro.com.

 

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