RainTube
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CSI 07710
GLI Systems Inc.
www.raintube.com
215 S. 4th Street
Jacksonville, OR 97530
USA
Phone: 541-261-0790
Fax: 541-899-1762
Product Certifications: C2C, SCS
Description: RainTube is a porous tubular gutter filtering system hydraulically designed to absorb water at over 100 inches per hour. Engineered for long life exposed to the elements, 100% recyclable, made from 100% recycled HDPE material. Fits any roof gutter.
LEED Credit-Opportunity Contributions: Erosion and Sedimentation Control, Water Use Reduction, Recycled Content , Innovation & Design
Disclosure: Company information - 90%, Product information - 83%
   
Production & Manufacture
239.15/435 
Life Cycle Assessment
0.00
Life Cycle Assessment
0.00
 
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No information provided at this time.
Life Cycle Impact Assessment
0.00
Life Cycle Impact Assessment
0.00
 
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No information provided at this time.
Carbon Footprint
0.00
Footprint Calculation/Verification
0.00
 
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No information provided at this time.
Inputs
70.60
Extraction Impact
15.00
 
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Little or no extraction impact.
Total percent recycled or re-used material
5.00
 
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98% post-consumer recycled content. 2% post-industrial recycled.
Bio-Based
0.30
 
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2% bio-based resource content.
Renewable Resources
0.30
 
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2% renewable resource content.
Uses Toxic or Carcinogenic Materials or Chemicals
20.00
 
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No toxic or carcinogenic materials or chemicals used.
Disclosure of Inputs
30.00
 
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100% disclosure of input materials
Outputs
51.00
Toxic Materials Lists
10.00
 
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No outputs on Toxic Chemicals Lists.
Re-sourcing Waste Products (input for another product)
10.00
 
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100% outputs resourced into another product.
On-Site Waste Treatment
1.00
 
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Steps taken to reduce impact of outputs.
Disclosure of Outputs
30.00
 
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100% disclosure of output materials.
Water
20.00
Water Conservation
10.00
 
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No water used.
Waste Water Handling
10.00
 
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No water used.
Energy
22.55
Energy Conservation
1.80
 
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12% energy use reduction.
On-Site Renewable Energy Source for Manufacturing Facility
10.00
 
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100% sustainable on-site energy.
Green Energy Provider
10.00
 
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Green energy provider.
Green Energy Investing
0.75
 
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15% green energy investing.
Gas Emissions
40.00
Greenhouse Gas Emission
20.00
 
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No greenhouse gas emissions.
Ozone Depleting Gases
20.00
 
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No ozone-depleting gases used or emitted.
Packaging
15.00
Quantity of Packaging by Volume
3.00
 
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No packaging used.
Recycled Content
3.00
 
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No packaging used.
Packaging Components (LACCD Closed Loop Program)
5.00
 
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No packaging used.
Collection and Return of Packaging for Re-Use
2.00
 
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No packaging used.
Steps Taken to Reduce Packaging
2.00
 
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No packaging used.
Transportation
15.00
Average Distance from Supply to Manufacture
5.00
 
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Average distance from supplier to manufacturer is less than 50 miles.
Average Distance from Manufacture to Distribution
2.00
 
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Average distance from manufacturer to distribution is l01-500 miles.
Mode of Transport
5.00
 
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Travel distance is less than 15 miles.
Steps Taken to Reduce Environmental Impact of Transportation
3.00
 
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Steps taken to reduce impacts of transportation.
Chain of Custody
5.00
Supplier Information Disclosure
5.00
 
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100% suppliers requested to provide GBP chain of custody information.
Installation, Use & Maintenance
163/163 
Installation
30.00
Embodied Energy
10.00
 
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No machinery required for installation.
Toxic Materials
20.00
 
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No toxic or carcinogenic materials required for installation.
Use & Maintenance
32.00
Embodied Energy
12.00
 
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No machinery required for maintenance.
Toxic Materials
20.00
 
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No toxic or carcinogenic materials required for maintenance.
Off Gassing
36.00
Off-gassing during installation
12.00
 
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No offgassing during installation.
Off-gassing during use
12.00
 
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No offgassing during use.
Off-gassing during maintenance
12.00
 
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No offgassing during maintenance.
Energy/Resource Consumption During Use
35.00
Designed for Conservation
25.00
 
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No energy or resource consumption during use.
Product Efficiency Over Time
10.00
 
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No energy or resource consumption during use.
Durability & Performance
30.00
Life Expectancy of Product
10.00
 
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Life expectancy of product is greater than 50 years or 100% biodegradable after product renewal.
Product Performance Over Time
10.00
 
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No diminution of performance over time.
Product Repair or Warranty
10.00
 
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Product comes with lifetime warranty for repair and/or replacement.
End of Product Life Cycle
118/118 
Product Reclamation Program
53.00
Alternative Disposal
15.00
 
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Product can be easily disassembled for alternative disposal.
Reclamation Program
38.00
 
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Product reclamation program in place.
Product Reincarnation
65.00
Re-Use of Product and/or Parts
30.00
 
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100% of product can be reused.
Recyclability of Product and/or Parts
20.00
 
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100% of product can be recycled.
Biodegradability of Product and/or Parts
15.00
 
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100% of product is non-toxic, biodegradable.
Company Social Profile
101.97/138 
Occupational Health & Safety
10.00
Policy and Claims
5.00
 
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Has written policy, regular monitoring of worker health and safety; documentation available to the public.
OSHA Standards
5.00
 
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Exceeds OSHA standards in all facilities.
Company Environmental Policy
20.00
Environmental Education/Training
5.00
 
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Provides employee seminars, workshops to educate and involve in company's environmental policies and goals. Sponsors educational newsletters, education seminars for the general public regarding environmental issues.
Environmental Policy & Claims
5.00
 
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Published policies in Production & Manufacture, Product Disposal, Installation Use and Maintenance, Company Social Profile.
Environmental Goals
5.00
 
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Published goals in Production & Manufacture, Product Disposal, Installation Use and Maintenance, Company Social Profile.
Facilities Recycling (Paper, Plastics, Aluminum, Scrap Metals)
5.00
 
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Facility recycling waste program in place.
Wage Equity
9.00
"Living wage" policy
4.00
 
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Living wage policies available to the public. Living wage goals available to the public.
CEO Salary ratio
5.00
 
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CEO (or highest paid employee) salary is less than 10 times lowest wage.
Gender Equality
4.50
Policy & Goals
4.00
 
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Gender equity company policy available to public. Gender equity company goals available to public.
Leadership
0.50
 
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30% women in top management positions.
Diversity
5.00
Diversity Issues
5.00
 
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Diversity policy available to the public. Identified diversity issues/areas for improvement. Goals and programs to increase minority representation, opportunities. Documentation of improvement, progress toward goals available to the public.
Human Rights
20.00
Human Rights
10.00
 
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Company has publicly-accessible human rights policy.
Child Labor
10.00
 
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Company has publicly-accessible child labor policy.
Employee Benefits
3.47
Employee Benefits
3.47
 
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Benefits offered: full health insurance, retirement, maternity/paternity leave, child care, educational benefits, stock options, job sharing, transportation, severance options, skills training, re-training, fitness, flex hours, paid vacation, paid sick leave
Corporate Generosity
10.00
Community Reinvestment
5.00
 
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9% of net pre-tax earnings donated to community groups/programs.
Charitable Giving
5.00
 
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10% of net pre-tax earnings donated to charity organizations.
Social Chain of Custody
0.00
Supplier Information Disclosure
0.00
 
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No information provided at this time.
Sustainability Reporting
20.00
Sustainability Reporting
20.00
 
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Company compiles and publishes an annual Sustainability Report available to the public.
Other
67.55/146 
Certification
40.00
Product certifications
35.00
 
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Product certifications include: C2C, SCS
Company certifications
5.00
 
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Company is certified.
LEED Building Certification
0.00
 
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No information provided at this time.
Testing
6.00
Product testing
3.00
 
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Product has been independently tested.
Animals or animal by-products used in any product or process (including testing)
3.00
 
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No animals or animal by-products used in any product or process.
Disclosure of Information
21.55
Company Information Disclosure
8.62
 
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90% disclosure of requested company information.
Product Information Disclosure
12.93
 
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83% disclosure of requested product information.
Sustainable Achievement Award
0.00
Other Achievements
0.00
 
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No information provided at this time.
Total
689.67/1000 
GLI Systems Inc.
verifies the accuracy of all information provided for this evaluation.
 
   
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