Samsung 26 Cu. Ft. Side By Side Refrigerator - Black - RS261MDBP


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  • Climate Counts: Striding
    Climate Counts: Striding

    According to Climate Counts, this company is striding in the race to address climate change.

    Climate Counts is a non-profit campaign that scores companies annually on the basis of their voluntary action to reverse climate change. The Climate Counts Company Scorecard helps people vote with their dollars by making climate-conscious purchasing and investing choices that put pressure on the world’s most well-known companies to take the issue of climate change seriously.

    Launched by organics pioneer Stonyfield Farm, Climate Counts believes everyday consumers can be the most important activists in the fight against global warming. Climate Counts has currently evaluated 106 companies—representing over 3000 different brands—in thirteen major consumer sectors with plans to expand the number of companies and sectors soon.

    Climate Counts use a 0-to-100 point scale and 22 criteria to determine if companies have:

    • Measured their climate “footprint”
    • Reduced their impact on global warming
    • Supported (or suggest intent to block) progressive climate legislation
    • Publicly disclosed their climate actions clearly and comprehensively

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    Indicates this product is ENERGY STAR rated. ENERGY STAR is a program of the US Environmental Protection Agency that helps us all save money and protect our environment with energy-efficient products and practices. Whether you are looking to replace old appliances, remodel your home, or buy a new house, ENERGY STAR can help. More than 60 types of products, including appliances, televisions, computers, heating and cooling equipment, and even new homes can earn the government's ENERGY STAR label. ENERGY STAR also offers best-practice solutions to make your home more comfortable and reduce your energy costs. For more information, go to

  • Carbonfund Partner
    Carbonfund Partner

    Indicates that this company is working with to reduce its carbon footprint. Learn more at:

Samsung 26 Cu. Ft. Side By Side Refrigerator - Black - RS261MDBP

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This company's environmental policies, practices and performance place it among the best 5% of companies rated by GoodGuide.
  • Product
    • Energy Impact, EnergyGuide Score
      Energy Impact, EnergyGuide Score
      Indicates the relative EnergyGuide score, compared with similar products.
      Rating: 10 out of 10
    • Certifications, ENERGY STAR for Appliances
      Certifications, ENERGY STAR for Appliances
      Indicates whether a product is ENERGY STAR qualified.
      Environmental Protection Agency, ENERGY STAR Rated Products Lists
      Rating: 10 out of 10
    • Appliance Type, Refrigerator/Freezer Type
      Appliance Type, Refrigerator/Freezer Type
      Indicates the configuration of refrigerator/freezer combination units.
      Infoanalytica, Refrigerator/Freezer Type
      Rating: 7.0 out of 10
    • Appliance Features, Through-the-Door Ice Dispenser
      Appliance Features, Through-the-Door Ice Dispenser
      Indicates whether the refrigerator/freezer has a through-the-door ice dispenser.
      GoodGuide, Appliances
      Rating: 5.0 out of 10
  • Core Company Environmental Performance
    Core Company Environmental Performance
    Summary evaluation of a company's overall environmental performance, considering its management policies and practices; resource use; environmental impacts; and degree of environmental transparency.
    Rating: 6.9 out of 10
    • Transparency
      Summary evaluation of the amount of data a company makes public for assessing its environmental practices and performance.
      GoodGuide, Transparency
      Rating: 9.2 out of 10
    • Environmental Impacts
      Environmental Impacts
      Summary evaluation of a company's environmental impacts, considering its policies and practices relating to air and water emissions, waste management and biodiversity.
      Rating: 6.7 out of 10
    • Environmental Management
      Environmental Management
      Evaluation of a company's environmental management, considering how it is governed and whether it exhibits any leading edge practices or is involved in any controversies or compliance issues.
      Rating: 6.4 out of 10
    • Resource Use
      Resource Use
      Summary evaluation of a company's policies and practices related to resouce use, considering energy, water and materials.
      Rating: 5.9 out of 10

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