Nowdays every company seeks to stand out with eco-friendly or organic products. This often results in the greenwashing of otherwise harmful products, but there are truly environmentally friendly alternatives out there too.
How can we decide if a product is a green choice?
There are some principles you should remember while shopping, that are the same guidelines we use to pick out the best products to sell in our stores:
Although it is important to note that there are no perfect choices. Every item should be measured by comparing it to the substitute products, so you can pick out the best alternative available on the market. But perhaps the main question of green shopping is: Do I need this?
You have to be well informed to decide wisely. You can get information about a product from its label or certificate, the seller, your friends, the internet, consumer protection services, and last but not least: us! :-)