Other Resources

  • CleanerSolutions Database

    With more than 20 years of testing information linking performance evaluations to specific testing parameters and environmental assessments performed at the lab.

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  • Consumer Reports

    Consumer Reports regularly tests cleaning products for effectiveness and other attributes, and provides useful ratings and comparisons.

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  • ConsumerDangers

    ConsumerDangers.com is dedicated to keeping the public informed about consumer dangers and safety issues associated with numerous products that can cause the public harm.

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  • Design for the Environment (DfE)

    The U.S. EPA's Design for the Environment program helps consumers, businesses, and institutional buyers identify cleaning and other products that perform well, are cost-effective, and are safer for the environment.

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  • EcoLogo

    EcoLogo is a nationally recognized certifier of green cleaning and other products.

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  • Green Seal

    Green Seal is a nationally recognized certifier of green cleaning and other products.

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  • Green Teens Club

    Green Cleaning 101. How to keep your house clean and green.

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  • Greener Choices

    GreenerChoices.org, a division of Consumers Union (publisher of Consumer Reports) provides useful green product comparisons and other helpful information.

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  • GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI)

    The GREENGUARD Environmental Institute certifies products and materials for low chemical emissions protecting indoor air quality.

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  • High Performance Cleaning Product (HPCP) Testing Program

    IEHA’s High Performance Cleaning Product (HPCP) Program - conducted in collaboration with UMass Lowell TURI - tests, verifies and helps promote hard surface cleaning products with green attributes to enable selection of those that effectively clean a range of building and environmental surfaces.

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  • Scientific Certification Systems (SCS)

    Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) provides independent certification and verification of environmental, sustainability, stewardship, and other claims.

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  • UL Environment

    UL Environment, a division of Underwriters Laboratories, is a source for independent green claims validation and product certification.

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  • UpStairs Downstairs DIY Green Cleaning Products For A Healthier Home

    UpStairs-Downstairs cleaning service list of 11 favorite green cleaning products that can be made at home.

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*UMass Lowell/TURI does not certify, endorse, recognize or recommend products.