TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) is a zero waste certification program administered by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI). Its objective is to define, pursue and achieve zero waste goals, reducing carbon footprint and supporting public health, thus promoting the development of a circular economy.
TRUE encourages the reuse and recycling of materials. TRUE is a tool to help eliminate pollution in our air, water, and land that threatens public health and ecosystems.
TRUE encourages progress towards sustainable development, promoting positive forces for environmental and economic sustainability in the built environment. TRUE Certification protects the environment, reduces costs, and creates jobs, driving the development of a circular economy.
SUMAC can help you obtain any of the four levels of TRUE: