|So many different labels!|
But is it any good? The other liquid that I bought was Ecover. They like the label but have a number of issues with it - I guess nothing's perfect!
Turning to Singapore's very own Green Label. It covers even more products than the EU's: Automobile Tyres, Cosmetics, Dishwashers, Electric Kettles, Environmentally Innovative Products, Espresso and Coffee Machines, Fire Extinguishers, Gas Cookers and Gas-fired Cooking Appliances, Hand Driers, Hot Water Storage Tanks, Insulators, Mattresses, Mobile Phones, Photovoltaic Equipment, Refrigerators and Freezers, Solar Powered Products, Textiles, Cement and Precast Concrete Product, Brick, Tile/Ceramics, Standard Laundry Powder Detergent, Concentrated Laundry Powder Detergents, Laundry Liquid Detergent, Dishwashing Detergent, Floor Cleaner, Computer System Unit, Electronics - Computer Monitor, Washing Machine, Air-Conditioners, Compact Fluorescent Lamp, Photo Copiers, Printers/Faxes and Multifunctional Devices, Correction Fluid/Tape, Organic Fertilizers, Products Made From Recycled/Renewable Fibres
Industrial and Institutional Cleaners, Carpets, Adhesives/ Sealants, Panel Boards, Wall Coverings, Products Made From 50% Recycled Materials, Biodegradable Products, LED, Food Packaging, Crockery and Cutlery, Paints and Surface Coatings, Stationery Paper, Hygiene Products, Printing Paper, Office Automation Paper, Independent Solar Cell Powered Calculator, Independent Solar Cell Powered Watch,
Hair Spray/Gel/Mousse, Deodorant Stick/Roller/Spray, Shaving Foam & Cream. Phew!
Both schemes are members of the Global Ecolabelling Network.
My mission, from now on, is to only buy Green Label products. I shall report my success via twitter. Follow me @livinggreeninsg.