Nearly all "Eco" Product Claims Are Misleading

Mother Jones reports that a study of “4,000 ‘eco-friendly’ consumer products… found that 98 percent make false or misleading claims.” Hardly a surprise, huh?

The study, presented to Congress earlier this month by the environmental consulting firm TerraChoice, found rampant greenwashing in every product category.

Congress is now considering how to curb the problem.

Study: 98 Percent of “Eco-Friendly” Products Make Misleading Claims” [Mother Jones] (Thanks, Jennifer Hughes!)
[Photo: Shira Golding]

Carrie McLaren & Jason Torchinsky are coeditors of http://www.stayfreemagazine.org”>Stay Free! magazine.