Here are some sites that assess the environmental impacts of common products, evaluate the accuracy of green packaging.  They also have mobile apps to help you to make more conscious choices next time you are at the supermarket or the department store:

Bridge-Gate (compostable serving ware)
     410-975-0961

Fabri-Kal Greenware: (compostable plastics)
     800-888-5054

Direct Pack: (compostable or recyclable plastic)
     888-902-3131

WNA (high end recyclable plasticware)
     888-926-2877


Southern Champion Tray: (paperboard packaging)
     800-468-2222

Huhtamaki, Inc. (recyclable plastic and cardboard)
     800-244-6382

BagcraftPapercon (paper wrappers and servers)
     800-621-8468

Biodegradable Food Service (paper and compostable plastics)
     541-593-2191

o GoodGuide.Com.  Rates the ecological virtue of branded products on a scale of 1 to 10.  They also have a free GoodGuide app, which you can download here.

o GreenerChoices.org. A service from Consumer Reports that assesses the accuracy of food labels. Their Eco-Labels app costs 99 cents.  You can download the app here.

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