Voluntary Sustainability Standard Developed for Small-Appliance Industry
By: Appliance September 02, 2014
The first voluntary U.S. sustainability standard for small appliances and floor care appliances has been released, intended to help portable and floor care appliance manufacturers evaluate the environmental sustainability of their products.
The standardó AHAM 7002-2014/CSA SPE-7002-14/UL 7002, Sustainability Standard for Household Portable and Floor Care Appliancesówas announced by the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), CSA Group, and UL Environment.
This standard is the third in a family of product sustainability standards under development by AHAM, CSA Group and UL. The standards are intended for use by manufacturers, governments, retailers, and others to identify environmentally responsible products.