OTCO - Oregon Tilth Certified Organic
Oregon Tilth Certified Organic (OTCO) is an internationally recognized symbol of organic integrity. OTCO provides a system that combines strict production standards, on-site inspections, and legally binding contracts to protect the producers and buyers of organic products.
American Botanical Council
Mission: Provide education using science-based and traditional information to promote responsible use of herbal medicine â€” serving the public, researchers, educators, healthcare professionals, industry and media.
Indie Beauty Network
The Indie Beauty Network (IBN) is a professional trade organization offering a holistic suite of meaningful, tangible benefits to Indie business owners whose product offerings are not only useful and beneficial, but which also embody the Indies' commitment to use their God given talents and gifts to pursue their passions, earn a fair profit and make the world a better place.
National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA)
The National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy is an educational, nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing public awareness of the benefits of true aromatherapy. Essential Wholesale follows the NAHA Code of Ethics.
Coop America (now part of Green America)
Today, people are looking for authentic green seals of approval that stand for both sustainability and social justice. The Green America Seal of Approval shows our patrons, partners and peers that our business has a genuine commitment to and track record of sustainability. It is reserved for businesses that have passed Green America's rigorous screening process
Green Products Alliance
The Green Products Alliance is a consortium of manufacturers and marketers who make and sell extraordinarily natural personal care products. Member companies work together to lower raw material, marketing, advertising and public relations costs through co-operative projects and group buying power. All products are subjected to a rigorous set of standards as to what is considered natural. We follow the Green Product Alliance's Code of Ethics.
HSMG (Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild)
The mission of the Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild is: To promote the handcrafted soap industry; to act as a center of communication among soapmakers; and to circulate information beneficial to soapmakers. We follow the Guild's Code of Ethics.
ICMD (Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors)
ICMAD is a non-profit trade association dedicated to providing programs and services to those creative, innovative cosmetic companies to help them succeed in the rapidly changing, highly competitive cosmetics and personal care industries. In addition to helping promote legislation for safer cosmetics, they also provide useful guides for cosmetics manufacturers.
Organic Trade Association
OTAs mission is to promote and protect organic trade to benefit the environment, farmers, the public, and the economy. OTA envisions organic products becoming a significant part of everyday life, enhancing people's lives and the environment.
Private Label Manufacturers Association
Private Label Manufacturers Association, the only trade association devoted exclusively to the private label industry. They help promote legislation for better labeling as well as promoting cleaner, greener products.