27 Apr '11, 6pm

Whole Foods comes clean with Eco-Scale rating system

Whole Foods comes clean with Eco-Scale rating system

that evaluates household cleaning products making the already socially and environmentally progressive company the first national retailer to provide a color-coded cleaning product rating system for consumers. I do find this a bit curious since Whole Foods doesn’t really stock anything that’s bleach-y, caustic, or toxic to begin with. Is it necessary to rate cleaning products that have already been vetted as safter than conventional cleaners found at “normal” grocery stores? Will Whole Foods shoppers pay mind to a system that evaluates cleaning products for “environmental impact, safety, efficacy, source, labeling and animal testing?”

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/your-home/at-home/blogs/whole-foods-co...

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