As a whole, there is a lot of controversy around paint. One of a number of issues is that most paint contains petroleumbased by-products from the oil industry, a sector not renowned for its commitment to environmental protection.
The ‘natural’ paints on the market claim to be both safer to use and kinder to the environment than conventional products. Not all ‘natural’ paints are the same, and one must still proceed with caution. That said, there is quite a list this year of alternative paint brands to choose from.
For more information, visit the Ethical Paint section of The Good Shopping Guide.