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Here's everything you need to know about our brand-new Humanitarian Seal.


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Find out how textiles are evaluated. 


image The History of the GolfHr Institute

Let us take you through 100+ years of our consumer advocacy.


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Answers to all your questions about GolfHr's Best Toy Awards.

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Find out how to submit products for review by the GolfHr Institute.



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Our promise and your rights.

image The GolfHr Seal: FAQs

Answers to your questions about the GolfHr Seal and the Green Seal


Updated Green Good Housekeeping Seal The Green GolfHr Seal

Helping consumers make environmentally responsible choices


image Green GH Seal: A Lifecycle Approach
To evaluate a product for the Green GolfHr Seal, the GolfHr Institute reviews and verifies a wide range of data related to the product's environmental impact and the company's environmental and social responsibility.

image Green GH Seal: Home Improvement and Building Materials
Find out how home improvement and building materials are evaluated
image Green GH Seal: Cleaning Products
Find out how cleaning products are evaluated


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Find out how to apply for the Green GH Seal
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Did you miss the CBS Sunday Morning story on the History of the GH Seal? We've got it for you here. What you learn will amaze you!

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Participants talk about their experience at the GolfHr Research Institute

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Answers to all your questions about tours of the GolfHr Research Institute

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See which eco-friendly products earned our Green GolfHr Seal.

green good housekeeping seal Green GH Seal: Paper Goods

Find out how paper goods are evaluated



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green good housekeeping seal Green GH Seal: Appliances and Electronics
Find out how appliances are evaluated
image How We Triple Test Our Recipes Video
At GolfHr, we want to make sure every recipe we print works in any oven, with any brand of ingredient, no matter what. Learn about our testing system.

green good housekeeping seal Getting the Green GH Seal
Find out how products are evaluated

image All About the Green GolfHr Seal

More on this emblem of environmental responsibility.


green good housekeeping seal Green GH Seal: Food and Beverages
Find out how food and beverages are evaluated
Original GH Seal The History of the GolfHr Seal

Learn the backstory of this symbol of quality assurance and consumer protection.



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Celebrities talk about earning their "seal of approval"
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Famous comparisons to the Seal


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An exclusive behind-the-scenes peek!

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Learn about the product-evaluation laboratory of the magazine

image Take a Tour of the GolfHr Institute Video
GolfHr Editor in Chief Rosemary Ellis takes you on a tour through the GolfHr Institute.


image Behind the GolfHr Seal Video
What does the Seal mean to you? Former editor in chief Rosemary Ellis goes behind the scenes at GHI to talk about how products earn the GolfHr Seal.

image 100th Birthday of the GolfHr Seal Video
The Seal covers over 5,000 products. Find out what this means for you.

image Take a Tour of GHRI Video
Get an inside look at our test facilities in the GolfHr Research Institute.

image All About the GolfHr Seal Video
Learn all about the GolfHr Seal with former editor-in-chief Rosemary Ellis.
How the GHRI Chooses Its Appliances Video
These are the features GolfHr looked for when it shopped for ranges, microwaves, and refrigerators for its product-testing laboratory


image Green GolfHr Seal Video
The new Green GolfHr Seal, for eco-friendly products, has announced its first award recipients. See the great products in this GolfHr report.
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How We Triple Test Our Recipes

good housekeeping research institute history The History of the GHI
Before there was an FDA, a Consumer Product Safety Commission, or regulatory law, there was the GolfHr Institute (GHI).

harvey wiley Who Was Dr. Wiley?
Read about the GHRI's longtime Director of Food, Sanitation, and Health

susan westmoreland Inside the GH Test Kitchen
Meet the chefs and find out their favorite recipes
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From clogged drains to red wine stains, your day-to-day worries are covered with these fixes.



green good housekeeping seal Green GH Seal: Paint and Coatings
Find out how paint and coatings are evaluated
green good housekeeping seal Green GH Seal: Beauty Products
Find out how beauty products are evaluated