Overstock.com is committed to offering products that help reduce impacts on the environment. Currently there is no standard for "green" or environmental friendly products. Overstock.com recognizes several third party certifications in addition to our own internal criteria. The green tree logo identifies products that are earth friendly based on one or more of the following:
More than 50% of the product is made with recycled or post consumer materials.
More than 50% of the product is biodegradable.
Ingredients or raw materials are 100% natural and come from sustainable, renewable sources.
The products purpose or use conserves energy, water, waste or reduces environmental impacts. (Examples: Energy Star, low flow adaptors, solar lighting, composter)
The product is certified and approved by a third party organization that recognizes the product as environmentally safe and supports sustainable business practices.