Green & Healthy Tip of the Week

Did you know? TPS is using a Green Seal Certified Hand Soap!

What is Green Seal Certified and why should I care? Green Seal is a third-party certifier of products including, but not limited to: paints, construction materials, paper, institutional cleaners, hand soaps, and personal care products. Green Seal uses science-based programs to empower consumers, purchasers, and companies to create a more sustainable world. Certified products reduce the use of hazardous chemicals and natural resources, while still delivering the expected performance.

For more information please check out:

Green Seal

NPR: FDA Asks for Proof that Antibacterial Soaps protect Health

The Medical Minute: Hand Hygiene – Clean Hands, Healthy Body

EPA/NIEHS Children's Centers February 12, 2014 Webinar Risk to Children's Health: Chemicals in Consumer Products

Parts of this week's tip were taken from the above sources.