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The Natural Stone Sustainability Standard (ANSI 373) examines and verifies numerous areas of natural stone production; effectively improving the baseline for the environmental performance of natural stone.

 

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Natural Stone Sustainability Standard

This American National Standard, ANSI 373 Sustainable Production of Natural Dimension Stone, has been developed as part of the ongoing efforts of several interested parties to document and improve the sustainability profile of natural dimension stone production. Stakeholders involved in developing the Standard included stone producers, fabricators, end users such as architects, state agencies responsible for environmentally preferable product procurement practices, academics, and other interested parties.

 

Chain of Custody Standard

This Chain of Custody standard complements ANSI 373 Sustainability Assessment for Natural Dimension Stone by driving sustainability throughout the supply chain, ensuring that natural stone products that are sustainably produced are also handled throughout the supply chain in a manner that ensures their sustainability. These requirements are intended to form the basis of conformity assessment programs, such as third-party certification or registration.

 

Natural Stone Sustainability Standard Guidance Document

This Guidance for Conformance to ANSI 373 was developed by Ecoform, LLC for the Natural Stone Council as part of the ongoing efforts of several interested parties to document and improve the sustainability profile of natural dimension stone production. This document complements American National Standard, ANSI 373 Sustainability Assessment for Natural Dimension Stone, by providing information, tips, sample forms, and other useful guidance on certifying to the standard.

 

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