This week, The Better World Shopping Guide by Dr. Ellis Jones was released to the retail market. The book is a guide for socially and environmentally conscious individuals who want to buy products that are good for the planet but don’t want to put a huge dent in their bank account.
The Better World Shopping Guide is the result of research conducted looking into 1000 companies and 75 product categories. The books shows consumers how to evaluate a product’s value and cost to society in terms of human and animal rights, community involvement, environmental practices and overall responsibility. The books assigns an A to F grade for a variety of consumer products, including toys, electronics, food and clothing.
The book is approximately 160 pages long, and is small enough (4″X6″) to fit into a purse or pocket. The book is retailing for approximately $10 and is available for purchase from www.betterworldshopper.org.