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Climate change is a big issue that demands big solutions. But there are lots of ways we can make a difference in our own lives too. For example, you could switch to an ethical super fund, get a green energy plan or cut down on plastics. Or maybe you want to do more but don't know where to start?

Finder Green is a resource to help you make changes that work for you and for the world. Here, you'll get details of the companies we've rated as most eco-friendly through the Finder Green Awards, links to our favourite sustainable shopping products (our Finder Green Faves) and in-depth chats with organisations doing their bit for the earth (in Going Green).

Plus a whole lot more about the different ways you can make greener choices.

Ben King

Ben King

Sustainability lead

Amy Bradney-George

Amy Bradney-George

Editor, Going Green

Lauren Chaplin

Lauren Chaplin

Senior writer, Sustainable Living

Sarah Brandon

Sarah Brandon

Editor, Sustainable Living

Marina Tatas

Marina Tatas

Writer, Sustainable Living

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Finder Green Awards

The Finder Green Awards are our home-grown awards system where we comb through hundreds of companies to find the most sustainable of the lot. You and millions of other Australians can feel good about taking your money to any of these award-winning companies, because they're doing their bit for the planet.

Here are some important criteria we used in judging:

  • Greenhouse gas emissions/carbon neutrality.
  • Renewable energy use.
  • Minimal landfill waste.
  • Climate-friendly products (reused, refurbished, recycled).
  • Sustainable delivery and packaging.

Find a full breakdown of the 2020 scoring here. And here are some of the winners (complete list here):

Some winners include:

Powershop logo Belong logo Bank Australia logo Australian ethical logo QBE logo

Green Money

Green Energy

Green Travel

Green Shopping

Want to start composing your food scraps or switch to eco-friendly homewares? Looking for more sustainable fashion and beauty options? Here you'll find tips on how to reduce your impact on the planet through shopping changes both little and big.

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Going Green: Trace

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