Every wonder what labels actually mean on products?
Here are 5 eco-labels that draw attention to the good that their products do for the environment.
What it means: Food is produced without antibiotics, genetic engineering or most synthetic fertilizers, and pesticides.
Seen on food products.
What it means: Companies harvesting the food practice soil and water conservation. They also reduce the use of pesticides.
Seen on coffee, chocolate, bananas.
What it means: Animals raised for dairy, meat, and poultry products are treated humanely. Growth hormones are prohibited, and animals are raised on a diet without antibiotics.
Seen on eggs and meat.
What it means: Products are evaluated for environmental impact. They must meet recycling and bleaching standards.
Seen on napkins, paper, towels, and toilet paper.