BPI is a third-party organization that reviews and certifies compostable products that meet ASTM D6400 and ASTM D6868 conditions for compostability. To learn more about BPI, please visit their website. For World Centric product certifications, click here.
The Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) is a not-for-profit association of key individuals and groups from government, industry and academia. The BPI certification program applies science-based testing to prove a material will compost in a municipal or commercial facility and leave no toxic or lingering plastic residues in the soil.
USDA Biobased Product labels indicate that a product has been independently certified to meet USDA BioPreferred program standards for biobased content. Biobased products are composed either partly or entirely of renewable plant materials. To learn more about the USDA BioPreferred Program, please visit their website. Please find a listing of our USDA Biobased materials below.
FSC certification is a market-based tool that supports responsible forest management worldwide. FSC certified forest products are verified from the forest of origin through the supply chain. The FSC label ensures that the forest products used are from responsibly harvested and verified sources. Please find a listing of our FSC-certified paper products below. Click here to view our certification.
World Centric® molded fiber products are certified by TÜV AUSTRIA as suitable for commercial composting. And our compostable bags are certified by TÜV AUSTRIA as suitable for home composting.
Packaging bearing TÜV's "OK Compost INDUSTRIAL" label are guaranteed to be biodegradable in a commercial composting facility.
TÜV's "OK Compost HOME" label guarantees biodegradation in your backyard or garden compost heap.
B Corporations (or B Corps) are for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. Currently over 2,100 companies across 50 countries and 130 industries are Certified B Corps. B Corporations are unlike traditional businesses because they:
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1% for the Planet is a global network of businesses that donate 1% of annual sales directly to approved environmental and sustainability nonprofit organizations. Over 1200 member companies in 48 countries give back to this big blue planet through over 3600 nonprofit partners. To date, the network has given away over $100 million to nonprofit organizations.
We actually give away more than this – 25% of our profits. The value of membership is for the nonprofits that we support. Every organization we donate to in the field of environmental sustainability is eligible to become a member of 1% for the Planet and connect with other member companies looking for wonderful organizations to support.
The California Green Business Network leads the state and nation in working with small to medium sized businesses to create a vibrant green economy. Led by a coalition of cities and counties, they contribute by helping to make our communities healthier and more livable while also conserving resources and saving money.
The National Minority Supplier Development Council is the global leader in advancing business opportunities for Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American suppliers in the corporate supply chain. Learn more here.