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30 Steps Towards Eco-Friendly

Updated: Apr 21

Eco-friendly is a greenwashed term companies often use to mislead consumers into believing a company or its products are cleaner or more sustainable than they legitimately are. Unfortunately, knowing the validity of companies is challenging, but you can make better decisions to ensure you're living a more eco-friendly life.

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Eco-friendly is defined as something that is not environmentally harmful (1). The Federal Trade Committee (FTC) oversees and regulates the term. A product's packaging must explain why the product is ecologically responsible before allowing eco-friendly labeling (