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US EPA Announces Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award Winners

Trade associations including ACI, HCPA and ISSA recognized along with Church & Dwight, Clorox, Spartan Chemical and State Industrial.


By: Tom Branna

US EPA Announces Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award Winners

The US Environmental Protection Agency announced the Safer Choice 2023 Partner of the Year Award Winners. Finished product companies honored include Church & Dwight, Clorox, Spartan Chemical and State Industrial Products. In addition, EPA Safer Choice Awards went to the American Cleaning Institute (ACI), the Household and Commercial Products Association (HCPA) and the International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA).

Winners were recognized for their achievements last year in the design, manufacture, selection and use of products with safer chemicals, that furthers outstanding or innovative source reduction. In support of the Biden-Harris Administration goals, winners were also recognized for work that promotes environmental justice, bolsters resilience to the impacts of climate change, results in cleaner air or water, improves drinking water quality or advances innovation in packaging. According to EPA, Safer Choice helps consumers, businesses and purchasers find products that perform and contain ingredients that are safer for human health and the environment. Safer Choice is an EPA Pollution Prevention (P2) program, which includes practices that reduce, eliminate or prevent pollution at its source, such as using safer ingredients in products.

Here are the 2023 Safer Choice Award Winners:

American Cleaning Institute, Washington, DC

Apple, Cupertino, CA

Blueland, New York City, NY

Bona US, Englewood, CO

Case Medical, Bloomfield, NJ

Church & Dwight Co., Inc., Ewing, NJ

The Clorox Company, Oakland, CA

Ecos, Cypress, CA

Hazardous Waste Management Program, King County, WA

Holloway House, Inc., Fortville, IN

The Home Depot, Atlanta, GA

Household & Commercial Products Association, Washington, DC

ISSA-The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association, Rosemont, IL

JAWS International, Ltd., a Division of Canberra Corporation, Toledo, OH

Jelmar, LLC, Skokie, IL

Lemi Shine, Austin, TX

Mighty Fire Breaker LLC, Rohnert Park, CA

North Central Educational Service District, Wenatchee, WA

Novozymes North America, Franklinton, NC

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, and Pollution Prevention Resource Center, Portland, OR

Phibro Biotechnics, a division of Phibro Animal Health Corporation, Sarasota, FL

Pollution Prevention Resource Center, Everett, WA

PurposeBuilt Brands, Gurnee, IL

Roger McFadden and Associates, LLC, Canby, OR

Rust-Oleum Corporation, Vernon Hills, IL

Sensitive Home, Greenbrae, CA

Seventh Generation, Burlington, VT

Spartan Chemical Company, Maumee, OH

State Industrial Products, Mayfield Heights, OH

Wexford Labs, Inc., St. Louis, MO

See Also:

P&G, Colgate, Church & Dwight Named EPA 2022 Safer Choice Partners of the Year

Cleaning Product Companies Named 2021 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award Winners

EPA Announces Safer Choice Awards (2020)

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