NSF, Natural Stone Council Develop Stone Sustainability Standard

NSF International and the Natural Stone Council (NSC) have developed NSC 373 Sustainability Assessment for Natural Dimension Stone, touted as the first sustainability assessment standard for stone. It lays out criteria for sustainable development aspects of stone production while defining environmental requirements for stone quarrying and production. NSC utilized NSF … Read more

Grenite Receives Food Zone Certification

The Grenite Engineered Stone Series offered by Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics has received “food zone” certification from NSF International, an independent organization that certifies products for the consumer goods, food and water industries.  Grenite is made from up to 80 percent post-consumer recycled materials. NSF approved the use of Grenite as … Read more

Grenite Receives NSF ‘Food Zone’ Certification

Grenite, an engineered stone product from Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics received “food zone” certification from NSF International “Saint-Gobain’s Grenite certification underscores the company’s commitment in meeting the highest food safety standards,” said Sarah Krol, general manager of NSF International’s Food Equipment Certification Program. NSF International approved the use of Grenite as … Read more

NSF Seeking Volunteers for Sustainable Countertop Committee

The National Center for Sustainability Standards (NCSS), a part of NSF International (formerly the National Sanitation Foundation) is beginning development of a Product Category Rule (PCR) for residential countertops in accordance with ISO 14025. The rule will cover natural stone, solid surface, engineered stone, high pressure laminate and recycled materials. … Read more

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