Green Seal GS-11 Certified Architectural Paints

Average: 5 (2 votes)



City Approved


Consumer, Industrial

Cost Savings

A report conducted by the federal government found that paints meeting very similar standards were about $1.76/gallon cheaper than the average. (Read more).

Environmental & Health Information

Does not contain ingredients that are cancer-causing chemicals, mutagens, reproductive toxins, hazardous air pollutants or ozone-depleting compounds

Criteria for Green Seal GS-11 Certified Architectural Paints

Info on this product category: Paints (Architectural)

Criteria for Paints (Architectural)

Paints must be certified under one of the following:

  • Green Seal (GS-11)
  • UL EcoLogo 
  • Cradle to Cradle
  • Master Painters Institute Extreme(X)-Green 
  • Greenwise Gold

Last updated

Last updated: 
March 13, 2018

Guide for City Staff

Recycling Instructions

It's illegal to trash paints, chemicals, electronics, lighting, and metal. So do one of the following:

  • Use what you already have. 
  • Give them to someone who needs them.
  • Legally and safely dispose them. Post this recycling poster above each trash bin. Then get a pick up.

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Product Reviews

Green seal paints

Average: 5 (1 vote)

1) Zero VOC very popular with workers and building occupants
2) Coverage improved over earlier products.

March 31, 2014


Average: 5 (1 vote)


May 16, 2014