Grocery shops

The Good Environmental Choice label for grocery shops is one of the tools used by the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation for promoting progress toward a sustainable society.

Shops labeled with Good Environmental Choice follows a range of criteria including offering a wide assortment of organic groceries and ecolabelled chemical products, they follow requirements of annual work with energy efficiency and they are working with reducing food waste.

The basic requirements for a shop labelled Good Environmental Choice designation can be summarised as follows:

  • the shop has a large range of organic groceries 
  • the shop has a large range of ecolabelled chemical products 
  • the shop has chosen not to sell products such as king prawns that are harmfull from an environmental standpoint 
  • the shop carries out authentic environmental work of its own

All requirements must be fulfilled in order for the shop to bear the Good Environmental Choice designation.