How to Spot, and Avoid, Consumer Product Greenwashing

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When everything from fast fashion brands to uber rides make green claims, it’s easy to feel that eco-friendly consumer products are plentiful. But in many cases, the claims are misleading and minimize businesses’ harmful environmental practices. We’ll talk about what terms like “sustainably sourced” actually mean, the tactics behind greenwashing and how to identify truly sustainable products.

Guests:

Vijay Vaitheeswaran, global energy and climate innovation editor, host, "To a Lesser Degree", The Economist

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