California Public Agency Encourages Labeling To Boost Recycling
by Antonio Pasolini
Clear labeling is an important tool for consumer education on the content of their purchases. As public demand for socially responsible and ecological credibility grows, communicating those aspects of a product is a must.
These days consumers come across hundreds of certifications that give them all types of information, from factory work conditions to animal welfare. Labels also express whether a product is organic, fair trade, forest-friendly and whether it is recyclable or made from recycled material. The list goes on.
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Responsibility writer for Justmeans, Antonio Pasolini is a journalist based in Brazil who writes about alternative energy, green living and sustainability. He edits Energyrefuge.com, a top web destination for news and comment on renewable energy, and contributes articles on emerging technology to Gizmag. He is also a happy herbivore.