General questions regarding M-Check
M-Check animal welfare rating
M-Check climate assessment rating
- How are calculations carried out with respect to the climate?
- Why is a climate comparison carried out across the entire product range?
- Why are there two climate ratings for some products (transport by lorry vs by air)
- What role does transport play in the climate assessment? Why does product X from Switzerland have just as many stars as product Y from abroad?
- What role does packaging play in the climate assessment?
- Dairy cattle farming and therefore dairy products too are considered to be damaging to the climate. Nevertheless, milk has four stars in the area of climate. How can this be the case?
M-Check environmentally friendly packaging rating
- The packaging of a product is already taken into account in the "Climate" factor. How is this information different to the new factor?
- The Materials factor using plastic as an example – plastic packaging is the most damaging for the environment. Is this true?
- Why are products packaged at all? Isn't this just unnecessary packaging waste?
- What is the scientific basis for this rating?
- How does the M-Check environmentally friendly packaging rating work?
M-Check fish and seafood from responsible sources rating
- Where are the new M-Check dimensions used?
- Are all products with a five-star rating 100% recycled?
- Must I return products to Migros to have them recycled?
- Why does Migros even offer products with a one-star rating?
- Are products containing chemicals and which thus have a low rating in terms of "environmentally compatible constituents" hazardous to health?