Responsible Purchasing Network

Paint: Credits & Endnotes

Credits

Editor: Chris O’Brien
Lead Author: Mary Jo Snavely
Contributor: Margaret Zahller

Responsible Purchasing Network © 2007

The following people provided input to this Guide and helped ensure quality and accuracy. RPN accepts sole responsibility for any errors or omissions. Affiliations listed below were current as of publication and do not imply organizational endorsement of this Guide.

Advisors and Reviewers: Abigail Corso, Delta Institute; Benjamin Taube, GREEENGUARD Environmental Institute; Ben Addlestone, Green Seal, Inc.; Christine Chase, Green Seal, Inc.; Georges Portelance, Éco-peinture; Heidi Sanborn, R3 Consulting Group; James Flohrschutz, San Joaquin County; Jim Quinn, Metro (Portland, OR regional government); Kathleen Frevert, California Integrated Waste Management Board; Sandra Cannon, EcoPurchasing Consultants; Scott Cassel, Product Stewardship Institute; Stowe Hartridge-Beam, Scientific Certification Systems; Toni Stein, California Department of Health Services.

Endnotes

Anderson, Mark, “Daylighting Thaws Energy Bills.” NW Current, February 28, 2007.

CT – State of Connecticut, “Evaluation of the Performance of Recycled-content Latex Paint.” 2001. Available at http://dep.state.ct.us/wst/recycle/rpaint.pdf. Accessed on January 18, 2007.

CIMWB – California Integrated Waste Management Board. “Construction and Demolition Recycling: Recycled Latex Paint.” Available at http://www.ciwmb.ca.gov/ConDemo/Paint/. Accessed on January 11, 2007.

Green California,  "Best Practices Manual: Building Maintenance – Paint." Available at http://www.green.ca.gov/EPP/building/paint.htm. Accessed January 11, 2007.

GREENGUARD, " Paints and Coatings."  2006. Available at http://www.greenguard.org/Default.aspx?tabid=109#paint. Accessed April 11, 2007.

GS – Green Seal, Inc., “Paints (GS-11).” May 20, 1993. Available at http://www.greenseal.org/certification/standards/paints.cfm.
______2006. Green Seal, Inc. “Green Seal Environmental Standard for Recycled Content Latex Paint.” August 1, 2006. Available at http://www.greenseal.org/newsroom/GS-43_Recycled_Content_Latex_Paint.pdf.

Earth 911, “Give Your Old Paint New Life.” Available at http://www.earth911.org/master.asp?s=lib&a=paint/reuse.asp. Accessed January 11, 2007.

EC – Environmental Choice Program, Certification Criteria Document: CCD-047. “Paints and Coatings.” December 2005.
______2006. Environmental Choice Program. Certification Criteria Document: CCD-048. “Surface Coatings: Recycled Water-borne.” March 2006.

EPA – U.S. EPA Region 1a, “Ground-level Ozone (Smog) Information.” Available at http://www.epa.gov/ne/airquality/. September 28, 2006a.
______2006b. U.S. EPA Region 1. “The Ozone Problem.” Available at http://www.epa.gov/region01/airquality/oz_prob.html. February 24, 2006.
______2006c. “Technical Fact Sheet on: Cadmium.” Available at http://www.epa.gov/OGWDW/dwh/t-ioc/cadmium.html. Accessed February 5, 2007.
______n.d. “Organic Gases (Volatile Organic Compounds - VOCs)”. Available at http://www.epa.gov/iaq/voc.html. Accessed April 9, 2007.
______n.d.b. “Paints and Coatings.” Available at http://www.epa.gov/opispdwb/pdf/2006/paintandcoatingsbw.pdf. Accessed April 25, 2007.

LRC – Light Right Consortium (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and US Department of Energy), “Lighting Values.” 2002. Accessed February 8, 2007. Available at http://www.lightright.org/pdfs/LightingValues_2002.pdf.

NCMS – National Center for Manufacturing, Environmental Roadmapping Initiative. “Oil and Gas Extraction: Impacts, Risks, and Regulations”. Available at http://ecm.ncms.org/ERI/new/IRRoilgas.htm. Last update, 2003. Accessed February 6, 2007.
______2003b. National Center for Manufacturing, Environmental Roadmapping Initiative.“ Oil and Gas Extraction: Impacts, Risks, and Regulations”. Available at http://ecm.ncms.org/ERI/new/IRRpaintcoating.htm. Accessed February 6, 2007.

MOEA – Minnesota Office of Environmental Assistance, “Recycled Latex Paint.” Available at http://www.moea.state.mn.us/lc/purchasing/latexpaint.cfm. Last update, 2002.

MPI – Master Painter’s Institute, “Color and the Environment.” Green Paper. Vol 1, Issue 2. March, 2002.
______2001. Master Painter’s Institute. “First Review the Options...” Green Paper. Vol 1, Issue 1. November, 2001.

OSHA – US Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration n.d. Available at http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/methylenechloride. Accessed February 5, 2007.

PSI – Product Stewardship Institute, 2004. “Paint Product Stewardship: A Background Report for the National Dialogue on Paint Product Stewardship”. March 2004. Available at http://www.productstewardship.us/associations/6596/files/DialoguePaintPS.doc.
______n.d. Product Stewardship Institute. “Other Paint Resources/Publications.” n.d. Accessed March 8, 2007. Available at http://www.productstewardship.us/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=141.

PSIGS – Product Stewardship Institute and Green Seal, Inc. “Fact Sheet: Green Seal Environmental Standard for Recycled-content Latex Paint.” August 9, 2006. Available at http://www.productstewardship.us/associations/6596/files/Recycled%20Paint%20Standard%20FINAL%20Fact%20Sheet%208-9-06.doc.
______2006b - Product Stewardship Institute and Green Seal, Inc. “Green Seal Environmental Standard for Recycled-content Latex Paint Completed.” August 14, 2006. Available at http://www.greenseal.org/newsroom/pr080906.cfm.

SCS – Scientific Certification Systems,  “Indoor Air Quality Performance: SCS-EC10.2-2007.” 2007.

US EPA EPP – U.S. EPA Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Program, “Painting the Town Green: Aberdeen Proving Ground’s Paint Pilot Project.” November 1999. Available at http://www.epa.gov/epp/pubs/paint.pdf.


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