Countries of the world

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This page is for accumulating country information of specific usefullness for Consumerium Services. Also this page serves the purpose of forming a Country template for use in Content Wiki once we figure out what information can be reliably collected.

See w:List of countries for general information on countries of the world.


Here be the current skeleton


Africa[edit]

Kenya[edit]

Mauritania[edit]

w:Mauritania has the highest prevalence of w:slavery in the world despite passing an anti-slavery law in 2007 after sizable international pressure. Read more in w:Slavery in Mauritania.

South Africa[edit]

Asia[edit]

Australia[edit]

Registered companies searchable in Internet? YES

China[edit]

Workers' rights in China[edit]

Trade unions are forbidden by law in China according to the Finnish media.

Hong Kong[edit]

India[edit]

Japan[edit]

  • "Earth Reforesting System" - not sure if this is going to work, but, at least they started with mediawiki, so maybe they are just waiting for others to chip in, just like Consumerium did. Mostly in Japanese.

New Zealand[edit]

Pakistan[edit]

Registered companies searchable in Internet? YES

South Korea[edit]

Workers' rights in South Korea Apparently the workers' situation in South Korea is terrible. There are reports of trade union activists commiting suicide to attract attention to the workers' rights situation in South Korea. see Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) web site for more information

South Korea has probably the longest workweeks in all the developed world with 6-day weeks with 44 hours average working time. There have been rumours that South Korea will be switching to 5-day working week in 2005 but there is yet no confirmation on whether this is true.

Turkmenistan[edit]

w:Turkmenistan has a sizeable w:forced labour problem in their w:cotton industry.


Europe[edit]

Austria[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Bulgaria[edit]

Croatia[edit]

Cyprus[edit]


Czech Republic[edit]

Denmark[edit]

Estonia[edit]

Finland[edit]

Registered companies searchable in Internet? Yes[edit]

Consumer empowerment and activism efforts in Finland[edit]

Help for consumers in Finland[edit]

Finnish labels[edit]

Be vegan in Finland[edit]

Buy local in Finland[edit]

Reducing, reusing and recycling in Finland[edit]

Getting used things to someone that needs them in Finland[edit]

  • https://store.emmy.fi/ - online webshop for selling and buying 2nd hand clothes.
  • https://kiertonet.fi/ - an auction place intended for the public sector
  • https://www.tori.fi/ - an online marketplace that can be used via web or smartphone app.
  • https://vahankaytetty.fi/ - online 2nd hand market. If you want to sell items (mostly clothing) you can send them to vahankaytetty.fi and they take care of selling and mailing the products to the buyers.
  • https://zadaa.co/ - a Finnish online 2nd hand marketplace that works via smartphone app. Also in Denmark and Germany.

Sharing economy in Finland[edit]

Recycle in Finland[edit]

Billing services in Finland (for individuals)[edit]

Wikipedia articles about things in Finland[edit]

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Inventions: Printing press, intermodal public transport route planner

Greece[edit]

Hungary[edit]

Iceland[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Registered companies searchable in Internet? YES

Italy[edit]

Latvia[edit]


Lithuania[edit]

Luxembourg[edit]


Malta[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

Registered companies searchable in Internet? YES

Norway[edit]

Poland[edit]

Portugal[edit]

Romania[edit]

Slovakia[edit]

Slovenia[edit]

Spain[edit]

Sweden[edit]

Registered companies searchable in Internet? YES

Switzerland[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]


Recycling in the UK

North and Middle America[edit]

Canada[edit]

Registered companies searchable in Internet? Not determined

Haiti[edit]

Registered companies searchable in Internet? Not determined, highly unlikely

Ecological questions

Mexico[edit]

USA[edit]

  • Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER.org) is an electronic public access service that allows users to obtain case and docket information online from federal appellate, district, and bankruptcy courts and is provided by the Federal Judiciary. If a PACER user quarterly usage is $30 or less, the bill will be waived.
  • https://openpaymentsdata.cms.gov/ - The Open Payments Search Tool is used to search payments made by drug and medical device companies to physicians and teaching hospitals.

Reusing services in the USA

South America[edit]

Brazil[edit]


References[edit]


1st seen in[edit]

  1. a Finnish Facebook group "Eettinen, ekologinen ja vastuullinen muoti" [1] concentrated on ethical and ecological wear
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 https://omapaja.fi/laskutuspalvelut-vertailussa/

External links[edit]