Understanding eco-logos

From fish to forests to fair trade, use this guide to improve your label literacy

Making the environmental choice in all of our purchasing can be difficult, especially with so many products claiming to be green. Thankfully, logos, labels and certification exist to help us choose products that are genuinely environmentally-friendly. Yet even these can sometimes be confusing. For example, why are there so many different “certified organic” logos? And what does “Cradle to Cradle” even mean?

This guide will help you decipher some of the many eco-logos in the marketplace. Take a moment to boost your label literacy by discovering who’s behind each one—and what they mean. NEXT >>