How to find and support eco-friendly places on Google Maps

Google puts a big emphasis on sustainability, recently pledging to become “Carbon Free” by 2030 and announcing “several new ways people can use Google’s products to make sustainable choices.” Along with ways to lower carbon footprints and use Google products more sustainably, it also added new ways in Google Maps to find out whether a business markets itself as eco-friendly. Here’s how to use Google Maps to support sustainable or environmentally friendly businesses.

Find sustainability info on a business

Most of the information found on Google Maps is supplied by patrons or the businesses themselves. While anything you see should be taken with a few grains of salt, a business that markets itself as eco-friendly or sustainable on Google Maps probably takes its environmental impact seriously.

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