Study: 95 percent of consumer products have misleading ‘green’ labels

Be careful with those “green” products in your house. A new study indicates there’s a very strong chance they aren’t what they seem. The study found that more than 95 percent of roughly 5,000 consumer products in the U.S. and Canada that claim to be green are committing at least one sin of greenwashing. (Greenwashing is the act of misleading consumers about a company or products environmental claims.) The good news is these incidents of greenwashing are decreasing, according to th…

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