Greenwashing: Why is it harmful to a Sustainable Future?

Viewing the world through green-tinted glasses

The pursuit of a more sustainable, more eco-friendly lifestyle is a goal that we all should strive for. Labels such as “harvested sustainably,” “biodegradable,” or “made from recycled goods” might make a product 10 times more attractive in your eyes. Even so, it is important to check up on the substance of their claims, and make sure that the company is providing hard data to back up what they have printed on a label.