From 14th-21st September it’s Organic Beauty Week. Organised by The Soil Association who certify organic goods in the UK, they aim to raise awareness of the benefits of switching to an organic lifestyle. By making small changes using their suggestions, they hope to inform and help consumers to achieve this.
This year, they are focusing on the quality of organic goods and their labelling to highlight a practice known as ‘greenwashing’ where items are labelled organic when they only contain a small amount of organic raw material, or in some cases none at all. They are launching a Campaign for Clarity to let consumers know that although Trading Standards laws apply, unlike food, beauty products have no organic legal standard to adhere to.
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