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RPN Cited as Trusted Source for Green Buying

January 30, 2008

Source: MSNBC

An MSNBC article advises potential buyers to beware when checking out green claims.  The author warns:  “If green is the new black, then greenwashing — the practice of putting an eco-friendly spin on a not-so-eco-friendly product or company — is the new gray area.”

Wary consumers should look to third party certification when available.  Consumers should also do their own research, finding out what experts say about product attributes and product claims.  One of the key sources for sound advice cited by the author? None other than the Responsible Purchasing Network. 

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