Greener living is now accessible on your smart phone, as we’ve tracked down the best apps out there for those interested in leading more sustainable lives.
Social impact tracks down all the nearby social businesses for those on the go. Whether you’re searching for the perfect fair trade coffee, or organic market near you, everything within your area is listed with a clear, simple map design, which pinpoints each hotspot’s location. You even get a precise description of what each spot has to offer, the address, and exact distance to your destination. It’s like the Near You app, but only ethical. Greener living has never been so simple!
As a result of the collaboration between LCF students and Nike, the Making app aims to educate designers and consumers about sustainable fabric choices. With a stunning, simple layout and easy to follow statistics and explanations, this app breaks down each material in depth, while managing not to complicate. Compare the effect of cotton with nylon, find out what materials are most sustainable, and entertain yourself with some great graphics, all free of charge!
Get your daily dose of green, with the Ecoki app. Perfect for a coffee break or early morning read, browse the ethical archives for regular articles on all things eco. For the full version, visit their website at: Ecoki.com
Good Fish Guide
Sustainable seafood at your fingertips, the Good Fish Guide, established by the Marine Conservation Society, aims to inform on your favourite fish. Discover which fish are farmed fairly, and which are not, with a breakdown on every breed you can think of!
For iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.
This popular iPhone app tracks all your local recycling spots in a few easy steps. Just punch in your postcode and the material you wish to dispose of, and the iRecycle works out the easiest, most eco friendly way to dispose of it!