Posts Tagged ‘greenwashing’

Green Goodhousekeeping Seal

Green Goodhousekeeping Seal

There are so many green certification standards out there, it can be confusing to consumers, if not manufacturers and suppliers themselves!  Add in the fact that most of them are represented by acronyms (e.g. “LEED” for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), and who knows what the standards even mean, or involve? Enter the Green [...]

LED Bulbs as Green as Advertised

LED Bulbs as Green as Advertised

With all the eco-friendly products on the market, there have been concerns about “greenwashing” – claims that a product is more environmentally sound than it actually is. Energy efficient lighting is one area that has raised doubts in the past.  However, this week the results of a comprehensive study confirm that LED bulbs are as [...]

Green or Green Washing?

Do you have trouble determining what’s truly green and what’s not quite green? Every company out there seems to be jumping on the green bandwagon, attempting to lure consumers and profit on the green trend. How can you tell if their claims are true? In my opinion, going green is not  a fad and the [...]