Guide to Ethical Supermarket Shopping

Guide-To-Ethical-Supermarket-ShoppingThe 2013 edition of 'The Guide to Ethical Supermarket Shopping' is now available at Community Foods Co-op. The Ethical Consumer Guide gives you the low-down on the environmental and social record of companies behind common brand names.

Shop at the supermarket with a clear conscience!

Your dollar is your vote - make it count!

The products we buy and use in Australia can affect people in other countries. Make ethical choices! Every choice makes a difference. Learn about the issues that reflect the rue cost of the products we buy.

The Guide is produced by The Ethical Consumer Group who are a community-based, not-for-profit netwrok set up to help facilitate more sustainable purchasing practices for the everyday consumer.

The guide is mainly set up to give you ratings on the companies that own products. It also looks at the ethics behind issues such as:

  • Company Boycotts
  • Fairtrade
  • Artificial Sweeteners
  • Overfishing
  • Packaging
  • Animal Testing
  • Commonly added chemicals
  • NanoTechnology
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Palm Oil
  • Alcohol
  • Recycled paper