Have you ever been shopping and wanted to know how environmentally friendly a particular item actually is? Me too, and I have been meaning to propose that someone create the very database that GreenScanner has now developed.

Just go to the website, plug-in the UPC code, and (hopefully) you’ll get a summary.

I tried my yummy chocolate brownie Z-Bar, which is made by Clif Bar Inc. I’m pleased to see that, thus far, it has a positive score.

I also tried some Clorox Disinfecting Wipes that someone on the building cleaning staff must have left behind. No reviews yet, so you could be the first!

What’s great is the website is designed for network-enabled mobile devices, so you can use your mobile phone, PDA, etc.

Give it a whirl and let us know what you think.

Now I wonder if the CueCat can make a comeback for this???

(Via WC)