GoodGuide is an iPhone, Android and also a web app, which helps you choose safe, healthy, green and socially responsible products.
It’s easy as it sounds, just pick up a product when you are at the store, scan the barcode and find out all sorts of information about the product. The app is currently only available in the US however, it’s a great, great support to local “Conscious Consumers”.
The products covered by the GoodGuide.com range from pet food, babies and kids, hair care, makeup, food, skin care, household, bath, soap, shower, oral care, and even many other categories.
The product rating varies on a 0-10 scale based on health, environmental, and social impact. The video below by Dara O’ Rourke, Co-Founder and Chief Sustainability Officer at GoodGuide explains how the company rates the products.
You don’t have to wonder again about the quality of the product that you are picking up from the supermarket, just scan the product through the app and you get to know how safe or green the product is, with options for the attribute ranging from nutritional value, safe and healthy ingredients, animal welfare, human rights, climate change, energy efficiency and much more.
Download your iPhone app here, Android app here or just browse through their webpage to boost your conscious consumerism.