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How to Spot Greenwashing Featuring Emma Dendler

Green Living with Tee

Release Date: 01/09/2023

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Emma Dendler is an environmental activist and content creator focusing on making eco-friendly living accessible for everyone. Her mission is to make low-waste living free, easy, and fun for everyone while educating her audience about climate-related issues. 

In this episode, Emma and Tee unpack the secrets behind identifying “greenwashing”, a common practice amongst companies hoping to allure environmentally conscious customers with products that report to be environmentally friendly when in reality continue to contain harmful plastics, chemicals, or toxins. Emma shares some simple tricks for spotting these products while offering helpful advice on seeking out truly green alternatives for products such as laundry detergents, dishwasher soaps, and other household cleaning products. 

In addition to discussing the practice of greenwashing, Tee and Emma also remind listeners of the many ways that companies find loopholes in regulations by hiding behind red-flag words such as fragrance, natural, and sustainable.

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