Green Labels In China Vs. Green Labels in the US

A few weeks back, Inhabitat had a very interesting piece on green labels in the US entitled IS IT GREEN?: Eco-Labels and Certifications

Shortly after that, Leigh at Crossroads made a trip to an organic conference in Shanghai with Julian at Green Leap Forward, and put together a report on the labels that they found there.

A very interesting counterpiece to Inhabitat’s, and clearly some important lessons for both sides.

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Inhabitat was started by NYC designer Jill Fehrenbacher as a forum for investigating emerging trends in product, interior, and architectural design. Managing Editor Mike Chino leads the editorial team, while Laura Mordas-Schenkein assists with daily business operations. The rest of the team is made up of the best design editors and writers from all over the world: Yuka Yoneda (New York Editor), Tafline Laylin (News and Features Editor), Kristine Lofgren (News Editor), Lucy Wang (Design Editor), Jasmin Malik Chua (Copy Editor and Fashion Editor at Ecouterre) and Beth Shea (Kids and Wellness Editor).


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