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Sustainability Assessment for Natural Dimension Stone

Promotional VIDEO:  ANSI/NSC373 Sustainable Production of Natural Dimension Stone

New Sustainability Standards Are Set in Stone – brochure

Power Point Presentation: Sustainability Assessment for Natural Dimension Stone

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How to Certify

To apply for certification, you must purchase the Standard document(s). You may purchase individual documents or order a bundled package at discounted price. Each third party verifying entity will confirm purchase origination with the Natural Stone Council prior to initiating contract.

View a slide show presented by NSF International with comments from Brenda Edwards, TexaStone Quarries, for an overview on how the certification process works!
Hear the audio recording from the same presentation on December 9, 2014.


BSI Making a Difference

Husqvarna Group Sustainability Policy



Understanding the Need for a Sustainability Standard


Online Resources

GreenSpec Insights Weekly Newsletter


Case Studies

Application of Green Building Certification Programs to Natural Stone

Durability of Stone Flooring in High Traffic Areas

The Use of Reclaimed Stone in Building Construction

Solar Reflectance of Natural Stone

Sustainable Design in Stone

Social Responsibility Among Stone Industry Members