The badges

Element - - LIFESTYLE -

There are now 12 badges (see above, right), re­flect­ing 12 prac­tices which Con­scious Con­sumers be­lieves make good busi­ness sense, re­spect peo­ple and the en­vi­ron­ment and re­flects cur­rent con­scious con­sumer pref­er­ences. The badges come un­der three main cat­e­gories.

Com­mu­nity: the two badges in the com­mu­nity cat­e­gory are the Lo­cal badge (sourc­ing from lo­cal sup­pli­ers) and the Food Res­cue badge (sur­plus food dis­trib­uted to the needy).

Smart waste: badges un­der the smart waste cat­e­gory in­clude BYO Con­tain­ers, Re­cy­cling, Eco Pack­ag­ing, Com­post­ing and Eco Clean­ers.

Eth­i­cal prod­ucts: badges here in­clude Free Range, Fair­trade, Sus­tain­able Fish, Vege/Ve­gan and Or­ganic.

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