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Sustainability & Recycling - Green Purchasing Information
Three questions you should ask when considering a green product:
1. What is the standard this label is based on and can I see it?
Credible third parties for product verification include:
BEWARE of GREENWASHING:
Definition of Greenwashing: unsubstantiated or misleading "green" claims
There are at least seven forms of GREENWASHING: hidden tradeoffs, no proof, lesser of two evils, vagueness, irrelevance, fibbing, and false labels.
There are generally three types of eco-labels:
The links on this page will give you a wealth of information on sustainable purchsing practices. .....
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