Green is “in,” and big manufacturers know it. Unfortunately, some companies try to cash in on the green movement by labeling their products with meaningless propaganda that make it look eco-friendly even when it’s not. This is called greenwashing.
Here’s a quick list of the labels to look for — the ones that mean a product is the real green deal. Keep these labels in mind while you're shopping and surfing the net:
|Label||Look for it on|
|Fair Trade Certified||Food, clothing and wood products|
|Leaping Bunny||Cosmetics, personal care and household products|
|FSC-Certified||Wood, paper products and furniture|