Questions to Consider When Shopping

Food

Is it organic/non GMO?

Is it humane? If you're purchasing meat look for a "pasture raised" label or buy at a farmers market.

Is it zero waste?

Clothing

Is it new? Buying second hand is more eco-friendly.

Is it ethically produced?

Is it made out of non-synthetic materials? Synthetic materials are made out of plastic which never really decomposes.

Will it last?

Products

Is it cruelty free? Check here.

Is it zero waste/plastic free packaging?

Is it free of harmful chemicals? Check here.

Household items

Is it made out of plastic or has a Teflon coating? Bamboo, glass, ceramic, wood, metal, and stone are all good options for the environment because they are naturally created and can decompose.

Was it created sustainably?

Will it last?