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What Does ‘Eco-Friendly’ Really Mean? (Infographic)

What Does ‘Eco-Friendly’ Really Mean? (Infographic)

“All natural” this, “biodegradable” that… labels can be overwhelming. Especially when companies give us reasons to believe they’re not always honest. The infographic below sums up what exactly it means to be an eco-friendly product and what you can do to prevent being “greenwashed” from less-than-green companies. Do you have any experience with greenwashing? Feel free to sound off in the comments below!

What does it mean to be eco friendly?

via Ethical Ocean – eco friendly products, fair trade and vegan shopping.

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Megan Zehnder

Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people in her life. She loves to write and talk about environmental issues, healthy living, and women's rights. Beyond that, her interests change daily, but eating and cooking vegetarian food is always a favorite.

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10:36AM PDT on Mar 13, 2013

good to know

9:44AM PDT on Mar 13, 2013

Thanks.

4:29AM PDT on Mar 13, 2013

signed petition,thanks.

4:28AM PDT on Mar 13, 2013

Thank you.

4:24AM PDT on Mar 13, 2013

Let's question ourselves if we can do them though simple they may appear

2:52AM PST on Mar 5, 2013

Interesting

10:27AM PST on Feb 28, 2013

thanks

12:48AM PST on Feb 28, 2013

Thank you Megan.

7:25AM PST on Feb 17, 2013

thank you

3:26AM PST on Feb 17, 2013

informational

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