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Radio and TV Coverage

  • GoodGuide's iPhone App Lets You Scan Before You Buy 7/1/2010
  • NPR 3/7/2010 NPR show ON POINT interviews Dara O'Rourke

    Dara O'Rourke and author of 'Ecological Inteligence' Daniel Goleman discuss the ecological footprints of what we buy on NPRs On Point.

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  • NPR 10/15/2009 Crosscurrents from KALW: The Good Guide to Toxic Toys

    As you go shopping this holiday season you may be paying more attention than usual to the price tags. But this year it's “bargain hunter beware.” It's just about impossible to tell what's in the Christmas presents we buy, but a San Francisco company, GoodGuide is trying to change that. KALW's Nathanael Johnson went shopping with Dara O'Rourke, the CEO of GoodGuide and has this story.

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  • The Super Natural Mom 7/22/2009 The Super Natural Mom interviews Dara O'Rourke

    Beth Greer host of The Super Natural Mom speaks with Dara O'Rourke about how GoodGuide can be used to help moms make wiser purchasing decisions.

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  • Tech Nation 6/9/2009 Tech Nation interviews Dara O'Rourke

    Dr. Moira Gunn host of Public Radio's Tech Nation speaks with UC Berkeley professor Dara O'Rourke, founder of GoodGuide.com. He tells us what it takes to understand the impact of everything we use.

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  • KQED Radio 5/13/2009 Daniel Goleman on Forum with Michael Krasny

    If you knew the hidden environmental, social and biological consequences of the products in your shopping bag, would you still buy them?

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  • Public Radio International 4/22/2009 How Knowing What's in Every Product You Use Can Make You a Better Consumer

    Today is Earth Day, and many of us are patting ourselves on the back for going green. But despite your wise decisions to buy CFL lightbulbs, zero VOC paint, and phospate-free soap, it turns out most products that advertise themselves as green are barely scratching the surface. But there's good news! Advances in new sciences like industrial ecology mean we are on our way to a greener future. Here to explain what that all means and what small steps you can really take, The Takeaway talks to best-selling author Daniel Goleman, whose latest book is “Ecological Intelligence: How Knowing the Hidden Impacts of What We Buy Can Change Everything.”

  • NBC News 3/19/2009 GoodGuide's Food Launch
  • CBS News 11/17/2008 CBS 5 Consumer Watch
  • GoodGuide Wins Best In Show at Web 2.0 Summit 11/6/2008
  • CNET 10/15/2008 CNET News Profiles GoodGuide.com
  • Radio New Zealand 10/11/2008 'This Way Up' interview with Dara O'Rourke

    Shoppers get bombarded with information about the products sitting on the shelves. We get hit before we go shopping in the form of ads and then again once we're in store with packaging and special offers urging us to buy. But increasingly consumers want to know the full story behind the stuff they buy….what's in it…where it's made…how it's produced and is it environmentally friendly?

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  • Sierra Club 9/20/2008 Sierra Club Radio Interviews Dara O'Rourke

    Sierra Club Radio interviews Dara O'Rourke from GoodGuide.com, a new online resource that shows the health and environmental safety of thousands of household products.

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  • NPR 9/11/2008 New Site Rates Products for Safety, etc.

    GoodGuide.com gives consumers a fast and easy way to find product ratings in numerous categories from reliable sources like government and academic databases. Rachel Dornhelm tries it out.

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