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Product Categories

Product Category Description WCS-ID
Ecosystem Services Sequestration by biomass and soil (carbon sinks); water filtration; species biodiversity; etc. 10
Ecosystem Restoration Human-caused restorative practices: Reforestation, Restoration, Revegetation, Rewilding; Remediation; Habitat Enhancement; Mitigation. 12
Raw Materials Hydrocarbons, Agricultural Commodities, and Minerals (Non-Fuel). 14
Energy Sources Energy sources (ranging from high-carbon to low-carbon). 18
Food Food products, except raw farm products (and excluding tobacco products). 22
Beverages Beverages, e.g., coffee, dairy, soda drinks, juice, etc. 24
Packaging & Containers Boxes (paperboard, corrugated, plastic, rigid); packaging (chipboard, paper, wrap, etc.); bags (poly, foil sealed); cartons; cans (aluminium, etc.); containers (glass, steel, etc.); wrappers (plastic, foam, etc.), and envelopes. 26
Single-use (Disposables) Kitchen and dining products (dishware/drinkware, cutlery, tupperware, foil, napkins, wrappers, filters, etc.); Medical and hygiene products (toilet paper, paper towels, swabs, pads, gloves, contact lenses, etc.); etc. 28
Health care Medical and preventative care; including first aid, nutrition, vitamins & supplements, drugs, equipment, skincare, and other health care. 29
Clothing & Accessories Clothing, footwear, handbags, sunglasses, jewelry (including earrings, necklaces, rings, bracelets, watches); other personal accessories, and related products. 32
Health & Beauty Personal care; including cosmetics, skincare, makeup, hair care, bath & shower, fragrances, and other health and beauty. 36
Baby Products Nursery, feeding, gear. 38
Books Books, calendars, card decks, sheet music, magazines, journals, other publications. 42
Music & Instruments Musical instruments: Guitars, Orchestra, Recording Equipment; and Music: CDs, Cassettes, Vinyl, and other sound recordings. 44
Fine Art Paintings, Drawings, Mixed Media (Two-Dimensional), Limited Edition Prints and Photographs. 46
Toys & Games Infant and Preschool, Learning and Exploration Toys, Ride-ons, Action Figures, Dolls, Board Games. 48
Arts & Craft Candle Making, Ceramics, Glass, Fiber and textile, Leatherwork, Paper, Sewing & Needlework, Soap Making, Stone, Wood and Furniture. 52
Hobbies Collecting, Competitive, Observation, and General Hobbies. 54
Outdoor Outdoor Gear, Outdoor Sports Apparel, Cycling, and Action Sports. 56
Sports & Fitness Exercise & Fitness, Hunting Accessories, Team Sports, Licensed/Fan Shop, Athletic Apparel, Boating & Fishing, and Game Room. 58
Luggage & Accessories Luggage, Bags, Backpacks, Briefcases, Umbrellas, Travel Accessories. 62
Home & Garden Furniture, Décor, Bedding, Bath, Home Appliances, Pet Supplies, Storage, Patio, Lawn, Garden, Pool Supplies, Landscaping, Snow Removal, Generators. 64
Kitchen Kitchen appliances and equipment; Dining appliances and equipment; Bar appliances and equipment. 66
Tools & Home Improvement Hand & Power Tools, Plumbing, Electrical, Building Materials, Appliance Parts. 68
Office products Supplies, Furniture, Printers, Calculators; Office Supplies. 72
Software & Cloud Business, Media Education, Utility, Security, Children's Software and PC Games; Game Consoles, Console Games, Accessories; and cloud services (i.e., data storage and transfer). 74
Electronics & Accessories Audio, video, camera, photo, accessories (including smartphones, cell phones, laptops, desktop computer, printers; scanners; other office equipment; microphones, sensors, wearable technology, and TVs, DVD & Blu-Ray); Cameras & photo (including cameras, camcorders, telescopes). 76
Industrial & Scientific Lab Equipment & Supplies, Industrial Materials, Power Transmission, Electronic Components, Sanitation, Janitorial; occupational health & safety; material handling products. 78
Other Hardware All other Hardware, excluding: Electronics & Accessories, Industrial & Scientific, and Machinery. 80
Vehicles & Powersports Automobiles, motorcycles, bicycles, light-duty trucks, and related products; including parts, tools, equipment and accessories. 82
Transportation Flights, trains, subways, buses, trams, ships, boats, etc., and passenger services -- to transport people. 84
Freight Flights, trains, subways, buses, trams, ships, boats, etc., including cargo, freight -- to transport goods. 85
FIRE Services Financials (Banks, Diversified Financials); Insurance; Real Estate (Investment Trusts, and Management & Development) ("FIRE" Sectors). 87
Communication & IT Services Telecommunication Services; Media (Advertising, Broadcasting, Cable & Satellite, Publishing); Entertainment (Movies & Entertainment, and Interactive Home Entertainment); Interactive Media & Services; Software & Services (IT Services, Data Processing, Internal Services) and Software (Application, and System) 88
Other Services All other services excluding: Ecosystem Services, Ecosystem Restoration, FIRE Services, and Communication & IT Services. 89
Machinery Construction Machinery & Heavy Trucks, Agricultural & Farm Machinery, and Industrial Machinery. 90
Buildings Residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, specialty, etc., including Construction & Equipment (C&E); Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP); Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), etc. 92
Infrastructure Roads, tunnels, railways, bridges, sewers, water pipes, telecommunications, ports, canals, dams, irrigation, etc. 94
Electric Infrastructure Generating stations, substations, transmission lines (cables), distribution lines, charging stations, batteries and storage, etc. 96
Chemicals Agricultural, Basic, Consumer, Pharmaceutical, Specialty. 98
Aerospace & Defense Commercial air; and military weapons and systems to operate on land, sea, and air. 99


This category has the following 39 subcategories, out of 39 total.