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How ethical is Renova?

Renova is a brand of toilet paper which has been given a below-benchmark score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Toilet Paper Ratings Table. Although it has not yet met our ethical benchmark, we hope to see Renova make progress in future.

Read more about the issues facing the Ethical Toilet Paper sector and find out which companies have achieved accreditation for their commitment to being ethical and sustainable.


What does Renova do?

Renova is a Portuguese toilet paper and tissue brand. The origins of the Renova brand date back to the second decade of the 19th century, existing records dating back to 1818 of the use of Renova watermark on paper manufactured in the location where Renova still maintains its headquarters today.

In which areas does Renova perform poorly?

Renova is given a bottom rating for its Toxic Chemicals Policy as we were given no information relating to this criterion. It gets a middle rating for Sustainable Materials as it has one recycled product.

Past Criticisms of Renova’s record

We did not find any past criticisms of Renova.

In which areas does Renova perform well for its ethics?

We found no criticisms of Renova relating to; Nuclear Power, Fossil Fuels, Animal Welfare, Armaments, Irresponsible Marketing or Political Donations, so the brand scores well across these criteria.

How can Renova improve its ethical rating?

The below-benchmark score that Renova is awarded is the result of an evaluation of multiple ethical criteria. To reach our minimum benchmark score and qualify for Ethical Accreditation, Renova has some issues to resolve including its lack of an Environmental Report. Find out more about how we rate.

Were you aware that your brand could benefit from Ethical Accreditation? Brands accredited by The Good Shopping Guide can display our Ethical Mark, showcasing to consumers that it is an ethical and sustainable brand. If you’re interested in learning more, please contact us or complete a Free Initial Assessment form.

Ethical performance in category


GSG score


GSG category benchmark


Ethical Rating


  • Environmental Report


  • Nuclear Power


  • Toxic Chemicals Policy


  • Sustainable Materials


  • Fossil Fuels



  • Animal Welfare



  • Armaments


  • Irresponsible Marketing


  • Political Donations



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Public Record Criticisms


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