Manufacturers as well as consumers rely on us to communicate the merits of both their products and business practices.
Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 21, 2010
Growandmake.com has reviewed and rated over 1000 products to help consumers make smart and sustainable decisions for green living. By working with manufacturers and distributors of environmentally and socially responsible products, Grow and Make is applying its 5 green criteria evaluation process to an ever-greater number of products and their supply chain.
Consumers who invest time or money in living in a more sustainable manner need to feel confident that they are truly making a difference. With the Growandmake.com seal of approval, consumers know the product they purchase has been evaluated and approved. From fair trade to product ingredient origins there is a plethora of aspects to consider when choosing green products in the twenty-first century.
The seal of approval is based on the following five criteria:
1. Value (has value in terms of ROI)
2. Efficiency (creates some measureable improved efficiency of significance)
3. Quality (won't end up in a land-fill in the next six months)
4. Green Source ready (ships directly)
5. Manufactured in a sustainable manner.
Will Johnston, founder of Growandmake.com puts it this way: "Manufacturers as well as consumers rely on us to communicate the merits of both their products and business practices. By working with companies which produce sustainable living products we can validate the entire supply chain for its green authenticity." Consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of purchasing products which are cradle to grave eco-friendly and want transparency in understanding a products origins.
Fortunately many companies are taking a pro-active stance in assuring customers that their products are created in a socially and environmentally responsible manner. By providing companies with guidance on the steps for creating consumer confidence Growandmake.com is simplifying the process of going green.
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