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Is Surcare an ethical and sustainable laundry detergent brand? 

Within The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Laundry Detergents sector, Surcare has a below-benchmark score because it does not meet the minimum ethical benchmark.

As Surcare has a low rating on The Good Shopping Guide’s Laundry Detergents Ethical Ratings Table, it is not currently eligible for Ethical Accreditation.  Regardless of this, The Good Shopping Guide encourages Surcare to contact us and apply. Once Surcare has sent us its application, we will offer it some advice on how to become a more ethical and sustainable brand.

Are you interested in finding out how Surcare rates against other brands within the Ethical Laundry Detergents sector? Visit The Good Shopping Guide’s Laundry Detergents Ethical Ratings Table. From our Ratings Tables, you can gain further insight into the criteria our top-rated brands have fulfilled to achieve a top rating.

The Good Shopping Guide urges all brands to begin introducing more ethical and sustainable practices, taking inspiration from our top-rated brands.

Does Surcare have an Environmental Report?

Surcare receives a top rating for The Good Shopping Guide’s Environmental Report sector.

McBride Plc, Surcare’s parent brand has a recent Annual Report which contains an ESG section. Within this section, McBridge Plc shares its targets on packaging and renewable energy, as well as evidence of progress.

Is Surcare a vegan-friendly brand? 

Unfortunately, Surcare has not received certification from The Vegan Society or the Vegetarian Society. Because of this, it receives a bottom rating for our Vegetarian/Vegan category.

What can Surcare do to improve its score? 

Surcare’s below benchmark score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Laundry Detergents Ethical Ratings Table is the result of an assessment of a variety of ethical criteria.

Although Surcare’s score does not reach the minimum ethical benchmark in the Ethical Laundry Detergents sector, The Good Shopping Guide still encourages it to apply for Ethical Accreditation. Once we have received Surcare’s application, we will offer it some advice on how to enhance its score and become a more ethical brand.

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 have been awarded with our ethical certification.

Would you like more information? Please get in touch or fill out a Free Initial Assessment form.

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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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