6 Must-Have Apps for Conscious Consumers
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6 Must-Have Apps for Conscious Consumers

Kat Doe
Kat Doe

This article has originally appeared in Conscious Saturday #16 from August 10, 2019. Conscious Saturdays is NatureHub's weekly curated newsletter packed with inspiring and actionable sustainability, conscious living, and healthy lifestyle tips delivered straight to your inbox every Saturday. Subscribe to Conscious Saturdays now and never miss another article!

We know it, you know it. You can't imagine your life without NatureHub anymore. ๐Ÿ‘ผโ €

But wait: there is more to apps! Today we're sharing a bunch of our favorite and super useful mobile apps to aid your conscious lifestyle.

P.S. Our choice is 100% independent: none of the apps were sponsored.

#1 NatureHub

The list wouldn't be complete without it, would it? ๐Ÿ˜Š

If you don't have NatureHub on your phone yet, here is a little breakdown of why you need it right now.

In NatureHub app, you can...

๐ŸŒฟ Discover good, green, and local businesses anywhere in USA, whether you're at home or on the go

๐ŸŒด Explore healthy recipes and natural DIYs โ€” and add your own, too!

๐ŸŒณ Join the conscious living community and learn more about sustainability and healthy lifestyle

๐Ÿƒ Ask burning questions, participate in discussions, and get to know like-minded health enthusiasts

๐ŸŒฒ Inspire the community with your blog or vlog โ€” and follow your favorite bloggers and vloggers

๐ŸŒต List your favorite ethical, green businesses for fellow conscious consumers to find

Check out NatureHub

#2 GoodGuide

Product labels can get confusing and misleading, especially with greenwashing practices used so frequently. Don't worry: GoodGuide got you here.

In GoodGuide app, you can...

๐ŸŒฟ Instantly discover how green and safe the product is by scanning its bar code

๐ŸŒด Quickly identify the highest rated products on the market, from baby shampoo to bathroom cleaner

๐Ÿƒ Find out whether a product contains ingredients with health concerns

๐ŸŒฒ Discover better alternatives for your daily purchases

Check out GoodGuide

#3 iRecycle

iRecycle is hands down #1 app to help you recycle your stuff (and your stuff's package) pretty much hassle-free.

In iRecycle app, you can...

๐ŸŒฟ Discover local recycling opportunities in USA

๐ŸŒด Recycle things fast and easy: all you have to do is choose a material, find local options, contact recyclers, and map a route to the location

๐ŸŒณ Find places to recycle everything from spaghetti package to old computers

๐Ÿƒ Get inspired and learn more about sustainability with the help of daily articles, podcasts, and recycling how-to guides

Check out iRecycle

#4 JouleBug

JouleBug is a fun way to incorporate more green, sustainable, and conscious habits into your daily life without stressing out. Gamification and sustainability? Sure, we're here for it!

In JouleBug app, you can...

๐ŸŒฟ Earn points when you do something sustainable

๐Ÿƒ Earn achievements and badges

๐ŸŒด Participate in challenges with your friends to see who's the greenest

๐ŸŒณ Join communities to learn more about sustainability

Check out JouleBug


OLIO's idea is so simple yet so smart: it connects neighbors to share food and other things โ€” rather than creating more food waste.

In OLIO app, you can...

๐ŸŒฟ List food and other things to share with your neighbors

๐Ÿƒ Connect with your neighbors and local shops to save the surplus food

๐ŸŒด Feel amazing knowing youโ€™ve helped save the planet and made a neighborโ€™s day!

Check out OLIO

#6 Think Dirty

Think Dirty is another app that provides you with essential information as you scan a product's bar code. With a huge database of cosmetics and personal care products, it helps to make the right choice easier than ever.

In Think Dirty app, you can...

๐ŸŒฟ ย Scan bar codes and learn about the potentially "dirty" ingredients in your cosmetics and personal care products

๐Ÿƒ Compare products as you shop and make the safest choice

๐ŸŒด Keep track of whatโ€™s already in your bathroom

๐ŸŒต Submit products' ingredients lists to enrich the database

โ˜˜๏ธ Shop cleanest, greenest option directly via the app

Check out Think Dirty

Join the budding community of conscious consumers right now and help save the planet! The NatureHub Conscious Community app is now available on both Google Play Store and iOS App Store.

Download it here: Apple iOS ย  โ€ข ย Android