Used to be you had to trek out to your nearest natural-foods hippie-mart to find any sort of organic/natural/ecofriendly product. But now, green products are starting to show up on shelves near and far — at Targets, Wal-Marts, drug stores, and major grocery chains. Trouble is, no matter whether you’re standing in the aisles of your local co-op or your not-so-local discount conglomerate, you may still be staring up at all those green choices wondering which ones are really worth your green.

We at Grist sometimes wonder that same thing, so we decided to buy up a bunch of stuff — everyday items like household products, cosmetics, and food — use it like a normal consumer would, and write up handy reviews offering our (completely unscientific) opinions. In the past year, we’ve looked at everything from recycled toilet paper to bottles of bubbly.

Now we’re looking for your thoughts on future columns. Which green products are you curious about? What would you like to see reviewed by our cadre of Grist consumers? Send your (reasonably priced) ideas to the Grist Lab.

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Recycled toilet paper
Compact fluorescent bulbs
Hand and body lotions
Central American coffees
Laundry detergents
Bathroom-cleaning products
Organic beers
Paper towels
Less-toxic nail polishes
Men’s shaving creams
Green baby books
Dish soaps
Green lifestyle magazines
"Natural" white wines
DEET-free bug repellents
Health-food-store potato-chips
Organic breakfast cereals
Non-clay cat litters
Organic dark brews
Disposable eco-diapers
Sanitary pads
Tampons and menstrual cups
"Natural" frozen dinners
Bottles of bubbly

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