Sustainable Shopping

Smart Phones. Smart Shopping.

Shopping guides in the palm of your hand

It's not easy being green. Check out these free apps that help you make eco-friendly choices.

Palm Oil App

Palm Oil Shopping Guide

Use the Palm Oil Shopping Guide App produced by Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Colorado to check if the product you are about to purchase is "orangutan friendly" and R.S.P.O. certified.



Seafood Watch App

Seafood Watch

The Seafood Watch app by Monterey Bay Aquarium makes it easy to choose seafood and sushi that's good for you and good for the ocean. Recommendations help you choose ocean-friendly seafood at your favorite restaurants and stores.



Use your power as a consumer to help wildlife and wild places.

Rainforest Alliance

By choosing products that bear the Rainforest Alliance Certified™ seal, you're supporting farms that protect soils from erosion and waterways from pollution and that support the well-being of farm workers and their communities.

Forest Stewardship Council By promoting forest-friendly wood and paper products, the Forest Stewardship Council helps ensure healthy forests will thrive in the long run. Look for products with the FSC logo to help protect the world's forests.

Marine Stewardship Council Wild, traceable, sustainable: the blue fish label is only applied to wild fish or seafood from fisheries that have been certified to the MSC Fisheries Standard, a science-based set of requirements for sustainable fishing.

Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil Palm oil is used in many of the products on supermarket shelves, from margarine and chocolate to ice cream, soaps, cosmetics, and fuel for cars and power plants. Look for this logo to find products with palm oil that is certified sustainable.
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Alexandria, LA 71301
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