Icon Guide

Biobased Icon: identifies products made using renewable, domestic agricultural materials.
Biodegradable Icon: identifies products designed to compost quickly, completely, and safely, without leaving residues.
BPA Free Icon: Product free of Bisphenol-A (BPA), a chemical which has been linked to adverse health effects in humans.
ECOLOGO Certified Icon: identified products, services and packaging are certified for reduced environmental impact.
Environmentally Friendly Packaging (EFP) Icon: identifies products whose packaging is made using recycled content.
Environmentally Preferable
Environmentally Preferable Products (EPP) Icon: identifies products that have a lesser or reduced effect on human health and the environment.
Safer Choice
EPA Safer Choice Icon: Product complies with the recommended minimum recycled content levels for post-consumer and/or total recovered materials as determined by the applicable United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines ("CPG").
Forest Stewardship Council Icon: identifies products that hold the certification which ensures forest products used are from responsibly harvested and verified sources.
Green Leaf
Green Leaf Icon: identifies products that have one or more of the following attributes: AgiON, Anti-microbial, Compostable, Elemental Chlorine Free (ECF), and Processed Chlorine Free (PCF). These environmental attributes make the product less harmful to the environment or humans, when compared to its traditional counterparts.
Low VOCs
Low VOCs Icon: identifies products that have low volatile organic compounds.
Made in U.S.A. Icon: identifies products made in the USA.
PRIME Icon: identifies products that comply with the Plastics Removal in the Marine Environment (PRIME) program.
Recyclable Icon: items made from or containing recycled materials.
USDA Biobased Certified Icon: identifies third-party certified biobased products that carry the USDA Certified Biobased Product label but are not currently identified for preferred federal purchase.
USDA FP Biobased (Federal Procurement Preference) Icon: identifies third-party certified biobased products that carry the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label and are designated for mandatory federal purchase as part of the Bio Preferred Program.