Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Seven Sins of Greenwashing

Green∙wash (grēn’wŏsh’, -wôsh’) - verb: the act of misleading consumers regarding the environmental practices of a company or the environmental benefits of a product or service.”

How terrible is greenwashing? I can't stop reading about it. Check out this page, It is a great source of info and the graphics really drive the point home about how companies are scamming people who are trying to do something good for mother earth.

The Greenwashing Index will reveal the worst offenders to you. Check them out.

Why am I talking about green washing? Well I care about the earth of course, really it is not a distraction technique to keep you from realizing she has no knitting to share! The snap is a close up of the boss' african violet. He actually has three and they are massive. I have been practicing with my macro lens.

1 comment:

  1. Wow, thank you so much for posting this! I will definitely check it all out! And I will pass it along to my daughter!


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