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How ethical and sustainable is Stardrops? 

Stardrops is included in The Good Shopping Guide‘s Cleaning Product Ethical Ratings Table. Stardrops has yet to meet our ethical standards, but we believe that in the future, the brand will make the necessary changes to function as a more ethical organisation. Stardrops might increase consumer trust by applying for Ethical Accreditation, which would include a more complete examination and suggestions for ethical development

Are you interested in seeing how Stardrops rates against other brands within the Ethical Cleaning Products sector? Visit the Cleaning Products Ethical Ratings Table. From The Good Shopping Guide’s Ratings Tables, you can learn more about the criteria that our top-rated brands have fulfilled.

The Good Shopping Guide suggests that all brands take inspiration from our top-rated brands and begin introducing more ethical policies.

What do Stardrops do?

Stardrops is a high performance, affordable cleaning brand. Stardrops has an all round cleaner, white vinegar spray and a 4 in 1 disinfectant spray. Stardrops has been around since the 1940s and is a part of star brands. Star brand is owned by Mobeus Equity Partners LLP.

For which criteria does Stardrops perform poorly? 

Stardrops is given a poor review since it doesn’t have an environmental report, its products aren’t vegan, and the cleaning company doesn’t disclose whether or not its goods include formaldehyde or phthalates. Star brands, the parent company of Stardrops, is classed as medium because it lacks an FCOD or certification but has an ATP suggesting that it does not test on animals.

In what areas does Stardrops score well for its ethics?

Stardrops receives a high score for Nuclear Power, Fossil Fuels, Armaments and Political Donations. The brand also received no Public Record Criticisms.

How can Stardrops improve its ethical rating?

The Ethical rating of a brand is divided into three categories by The Good Shopping Guide: the Environment, People and Animals. Find out more about how we rate.

Stardrops might apply for Ethical Accreditation for more detailed guidance on how to improve.

Stardrops may improve its rating and meet our fundamental ethical standards by releasing an environmental report that details the company’s objectives and how it is making progress towards reaching them, as well as a dangerous chemicals policy.

Are you curious about how obtaining Ethical Accreditation could be beneficial for your brand? Accredited brands can display The Good Shopping Guide mark, showcasing to consumers that it can be trusted as an ethical and sustainable brand. Visit our Ratings Tables to learn about which brands within the Ethical Cleaning Products sector have been awarded with our ethical certification. Would you like more information? Please get in touch or fill out a Free Initial Assessment form.

Ethical performance in category


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  • Environmental Report


  • Nuclear Power


  • Toxic Chemicals Policy


  • Fossil Fuels



  • Animal Welfare


  • Vegetarian/Vegan Verified



  • Armaments


  • Political Donations



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Public Record Criticisms


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