5 TIPS FOR SUSTAINABLE ONLINE SHOPPING
Monday 18 January 2021
From fast fashion to dairy products, companies are placing eco-friendly or "green certified" tags on their products. But how sustainable are they? Here are five tips to help you to Do the Right Thing! – when shopping!
1. Question the branding
2. Look for eco-friendly practices
One method to guide your purchasing decisions is to buy products with reputable and trustworthy labels. There are hundreds of green certification labels on the market, and each one represents a niche target, such as waste reduction, energy conservation, anti-animal testing, and more. Here is an index of all eco-approved certifications recognised in Europe. In retail, labels such as the Better Cotton Initiative or Cradle to Cradle Certified signifies eco-intelligent designs and the use of sustainable raw materials. Refer here for the most recent index.