Consumer Technology

Published on June 3rd, 2014 | by Derek Markham


Ethical Barcode App Is A Winner

June 3rd, 2014 by  

Editor’s Note: I love that so much work has gone into evaluating companies on their environmental and social practices. However, it’s really hard to keep up with all of this, even if you read and write about it for a living! When you’re strolling through the store (or even online) and wondering if some green or socially responsible marketing or certification really means something or if it’s smoke and mirrors, it can be frustrating and disheartening not remembering where the company or product falls on the “good” spectrum. The new Ethical Barcode App helps with that. Check out more in this Ecopreneurist repost:

Ethical Barcode App Helps You Make Informed Purchases at the Grocery Store (via Ecopreneurist)

There’s no shortage of data on the activities of companies behind the products in the grocery store, which should empower us all to make informed purchases when shopping, and to be able to avoid companies with serious ethical issues in their operations…

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lives in southwestern New Mexico and digs bicycles, simple living, organic gardening, sustainable lifestyle design, slacklining, bouldering, and permaculture. He loves good food, with fresh roasted chiles at the top of his list of favorites. Catch up with Derek on Twitter, RebelMouse, Google+, or at his natural parenting site, Natural Papa!

  • Offgridmanpolktn

    A suggestion would be to please include the links to the Apple and Google app stores. Doing a search for the app title Ethical Barcode in the Google Play brought up four suggestions that were all wrong. Going to the original article on Ecopreneurist did get me the right link, but others might not take the time to do so.

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