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)

Fabri-Kal Greenware: (compostable plastics)

Direct Pack: (compostable or recyclable plastic)

WNA (high end recyclable plasticware)

Southern Champion Tray: (paperboard packaging)

Huhtamaki, Inc. (recyclable plastic and cardboard)

BagcraftPapercon (paper wrappers and servers)

Biodegradable Food Service (paper and compostable plastics)

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.

Educating Consumers

Educating Businesses and Institutions

Please note that a listing on this page does not constitute an endorsement of a particular vendor, product, or project.  If you have products or ideas to share and want to be listed here, please email us!

Vendors of Alternative Products

Alternatives to Polystyrene

o 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.