The Pilot concluded in November 2016; results of the Pilot process and assessment, including recommendations of specifications, standards, and ecolabels are now available on EPA’s website.
Have questions about the Pilot process and assessment? Check out the slides and notes from Alison Kinn Bennett’s May 19 webinar with the standard and ecolabel community. A set of Questions & Answers from that conversation is also available.
The set of criteria to be used in the Pilot assessment is available on our website here. The instructions to volunteers, criteria, and example sources of evidence are also available in the information collection instrument.
Want to learn more? Explore our site:
Key Pilot Background Resources
> EPA Responses to Key Themes Emerging from the November 2013-April 2014 Public Comment Period
> EPA Draft Guidelines – Sections I – IV
> Executive Order 13693 — Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade
> Executive Order 13693 Implementing Instructions (see page 56 re: Non-Federal Specifications, Labels and Standards)