About Green Seal


On January 18, 2017 representatives from the city of Los Angeles, the Hilton L.A. Airport, Energy Solutions, and Green Seal presented this webinar on the rebates, incentives, and promotion available to L.A. hotels that are Green seal-certified. Hotels can learn about the benefits, including financial savings, of offering a healthier and more sustainable experience to their guests.

On Thursday, January 12, Green Seal hosted a webinar titled "Type 1 Ecolabels, An International Perspective." This 2-part webinar featured presentations from the Chair of the Global Ecolabelling Network, Bjorn-Erik Lonn, Shaila Divakarla of Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA), Nancy Holm of the Nordic Ecolabel. and Green Seal's Brie Welzer.  

Green Seal’s West Coast Director Gary Petersen talks with Environmental Directions radio about the City of LA’s efforts to make LA the most sustainable city in the United States and the successes LA hotels have had offering a healthier and greener experience to their guests.

Partners in the Los Angeles Green Lodging Program include the City of Los Angeles (Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office, Board of Public Works, LA Bureau of Environment & Sanitation, and Los Angeles Department of Water and Power), the Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board, the Better Buildings Challenge, and Green Seal.

"Greener Insulation Is Possible", a webinar by Green Seal, covers what Green Building Advisor calls, "the most comprehensive guide to date for choosing products with the lowest potential to damage human health and the environment" -- Green Seal's Architectural Thermal Insulation Materials Standard (GS-54). The Green Seal presenters discuss how certification to the standard can be used as a tool for purchasers, specifiers, and manufacturers.

On March 30, 2016, Green Seal presented a webinar focused on promoting lodging properties' sustainability and improving guest satisfaction. Topics included implementing real green changes; energy, water, and operational cost savings; tools for training and retaining staff; and success stories of certified hotels.

On March 3, 2016, Green Seal presented a webinar which focused on the Proposed Standard for Architectural Thermal Insulation Materials (GS-54). Panelists included Senior Vice President of Outreach & Strategic Relations Mark Petruzzi, Vice President of Science & Standards Dr. Daniel Pedersen, and Environmental Scientist Brie Welzer. Read the Transcript.

On December 2, 2015, Green Seal hosted a webinar which focused on the the performance and environmental leadership of laundry care products. Panelists included Joe McCarthy of Dell Tech Laboratories and John Paulun of PortionPac.

The Green Business Certification Program, a part of Montgomery County MD’s Department of Environmental Protection, created this video profile on the GS-42 certified cleaning service Red Coats, Inc.

On September 17, 2015,
 Green Seal hosted a virtual panel titled Asthma in Schools - Prevention Through Green Cleaning. It focused on asthma, asthma prevention efforts in schools, and green cleaning as a vital tool in prevention strategies.

Event Panelists were Alicia Stephens of the NJ Dept. of Health; Debbie Shrem of the California Work-Related Asthma Prevention Program; Kimberly Thomas, Exec. Director of Plant Services and Custodial Operations for Clarke County School District, GA; and Brie Welzer, Environmental Scientist, Green Seal's Science & Standards Department.

On May 20th, 2015, Green Seal's Science & Standards Department hosted this webinar titled: Sustainability Leadership for Coatings. Presenters were: Vice President of Science & Standards Daniel Pedersen, Ph.D., and Environmental Engineer Cassie Johnson Reuter, P.E.

April 2015 - Green Seal’s President and CEO, Arthur Weissman, Ph.D., talks about Green Seal’s message to consumers at one of the largest Earth Day events in the country – Earth Day Texas. Green Seal's consumer message is that consumers have the power to use and demand the use of certified green products and services in their homes, offices, schools, and places of worship.

October 8, 2014, Denis Hayes-- Executive Director of Earth Day, the first CEO and Chair of Green Seal, and the current President of the Bullitt Foundation, presented at Green Seal’s 25th Anniversary Gala.

 "We need to see that our environment is us, that we are all part of it, and show that in our values as well." - Arthur Weissman, Ph.D.

On June 27th, 2014, Green Seal’s President and CEO Arthur Weissman spoke with Pimm Fox and Carol Massar, hosts of Bloomberg Radio Taking Stock, about sustainability and the economy. In this interview, they discuss Arthur’s recently released book "In the Light of Humane Nature", the mission of Green Seal, and the impacts of a product’s life cycle. Purchase a signed copy of Arthur's book.

Green Seal's Director of Science and Standards Daniel Pedersen, Ph.D., joins WBALTV in Baltimore.

Dr. Pedersen discussed the benefits of buying truly green (third-party certified) products, and described Green Seal's Standard Development Process.

Why did the University of Maryland (UMD) College Park's Facilities Maintenance team originally pursue Green Seal certification for their cleaning service?

Learn about this endeavor and the strong encouragement from UMD students in this quick video.

Providing environmentally preferable products protects the health of people and the planet. But how can you tell if a product is truly green?

Offering Green Seal-certified products gives manufacturers a competitive advantage and the assurance of quality and environmental protection. Hear interviews from product and marketing managers from several companies including: Betco Corp, Clorox, EnvirOx, MultiClean, Nyco Products, Von Drehle Corp, and Wausau Paper.

What we buy affects our health and the environment. But how can we tell if what we’re buying is truly green?

Consumers have the power to vote with their dollars. By purchasing Green Seal-certified products consumers can rest assured that they are making a truly green purchase that is better for their health and the health of the environment.

How a building is cleaned affects our health and the environment.
Green Seal strives to make the whole process greener, from the products and equipment used, to the procedures and training implemented. Hear from certified cleaning services how Green Seal certification lends credibility to their service and gives them a competitive advantage.

How can a hotel increase bookings while reducing its footprint? The answer is simple: Green Seal certification.
In this video Green Seal sits down with Ed Begley Jr., actor, environmentalist and long-time Green Seal supporter,  to discuss the obligations and opportunities that exist for hotels today.  Green Seal also meets up with Michael Czarcinski, Managing Director of the Westin Bonaventure and Cindy Boulton, Area Managing Director of the Radisson LAX, both Green Seal-certified properties, to talk about their decision to pursue Green Seal certification and the environmental and economic savings their properties have seen to date.