||How to Choose Green Food
It is not hard to choose green
food, all it takes is a little common sense, and perhaps a few seconds
to scan the labels on the product, if it has one, and see what is on
Eco Labels are a good way to see
whether food is green or not, however, some companies seek to appease
the environmental consumer with meaningless labels. Examples below of
good and bad.
A proper eco label certified by a respected body, you can look
on the Marine Stewardship Council Website, and it will tell you
what there label means.
This recycling label is not very informative, what does it mean
is the product made from recycled material or does it mean you
can recycle it??
|The recycled label to the right
is better, at least it tells you something.
Oh dear oh dear.
"Dolphin Friendly" tuna. What does this mean? Do they "try" not
to catch any dolphins, with there 2 km long nets.
A classic example of worthless eco labelling.
What if there is No Label?
Hmmm, well looks like you will have to use your loaf. Just because there
is no eco label doesn't mean that the product is necessarily bad.
thing about the product in general.
- Is it from the UK?
- Is it energy intensive to make?
- Is there lots of
Questions like these will help you choose greener, leaner
Try to buy:
- Organic Food
- Unprocessed Food
- Fresh Food
- Local Food
Too much packaging
Apples in a bag . . . why?
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