Ethical Apps

Ethical Apps

Clothes and Other Goods:

Buycott – Company Ranker

Good on You

  • The Good On You app makes checking a brand for its impact on people, the planet and animals incredibly easy. Get the app now, and you too can shop to your values!

Good Guide – Ethical Shopping Barcode Scanner

  • The GoodGuide website and mobile app are used daily to help consumers decode product labels, research ingredients, and make informed product-purchasing decisions.

Choose Cruelty Free

  • Designed to give you the peace of mind you need to make informed choices. The free app details the CCF Lists for on-the-go convenience when choosing to make cruelty-free purchases for your cosmetics, personal care and household cleaning products.


Foodbank App

  • An app that lets you know what Foodbanks in your area need so you can donate directly what will be used. These Foodbanks are for people who are in need of extra support and help.  

Sustainable Seafood

Olio – Neighbours and food

  • OLIO connects neighbours with each other and with local shops so surplus food and other items can be shared, not thrown away.

Bring me home

  • Bring Me Home’s app lets you buy and pick up discounted surplus food from cafes and restaurants, which would otherwise be binned.

Waste Disposal:

Recycle Smart

  • Reduce waste to landfill, turn waste into things and cut council costs. RecycleSmart is Australia’s most comprehensive recycling app for you and your council.

Share waste

  • We connect people who wish to recycle their kitchen scraps with their neighbours who are already composting, worm-farming or keep chickens. Now you can divert waste from landfill while getting to know the people around you!

Beach Clean and Litter Apps:

Australian Marine Debris Initiative data collection app

Clean Swell


  • An app where you can document and share any pollution you find. Join the community identifying, mapping, and collecting the world’s litter.

General Wellbeing and Focus Apps:

Forest App

Sustainability Tips and Advice Apps:

Joule bug

Paper Karma

HTC Power to Give:

  • This app donates your spare HTC computing power for environmental, medical and scientific research. By plugging in your Android phone and connecting it to Wi-Fi, the spare computing power will be used for numerous projects like cancer research, Alzheimer’s disease research and understanding climate change.

Light Bulb Finder

  • Switch to Energy-Efficient Lighting The Light Bulb Finder app makes it easy to switch from standard to energy-efficient lighting at home.

Wildlife and Fishing Apps:

Wildlife Witness – Report wildlife abuse

  • The Wildlife Witness smartphone app allows tourists and locals to easily report wildlife trade by taking a photo, pinning the exact location of an incident and sending these important details to TRAFFIC.  

Vic Fishing

Apps in Development:


POI Palm Oil Barcode Scanner (Still In development, but website is useful)

Think Dirty – Cosmetics (Database in Australia is limited)