It never fails. Around the environmental world this time of year — the 4th of July (Independence Day, in the U.S.) — you see countless articles about how terrible fireworks are for your health, the environment, etc. But you know what? Fireworks just.plain.rock. There, I said it. I — founder of Eco-Snobbery Sucks — will [...]
SC Johnson, makers of Windex, Raid, Ziploc, and more, label certain products from their brands with a “Greenlist” logo. This is the logo of an in-house certification process that has been met with lawsuits and criticism. Fortunately for SC Johnson and consumers alike, the Greenlist process has still reduced the products health and eco impact.
Scotts Miracle Gro Company has an entire line of “Organic Choice” lawn and garden products. They have decided to plaster the words “organic” and “all natural” all over the packaging of these products in an attempt to prey on good people who are truly trying to make better choices about the chemicals they use around their home and garden. Not cool.
It’s amazing how many chemicals the FDA and other organizations that are supposed to protect us allow into products we use everyday. Grab your favorite shampoo, lipstick, or other personal care product and check out its ingredients and safety rating with the tool in this post, then share your findings in the comments.