Choosing The Right Green Product
Not all products that are labeled as green or eco-friendly really are. Use the tips provided to help you determine if a company is trying to put an eco-spin on products that are not really environmentally friendly. Some red flag indicators include vague claims about their product, natural or pretty packaging that makes a product look green, and no concrete information to back their claim is included. Check for certification such as the Energy Star label, FSC, or the Green Seal to ensure eco-friendly products. Download this fact sheet for more helpful hints on how to check the green claims of products.
- checking green claims
- red flags to look for
- false certification
- doing your research