Simple & Green Solutions – Common ‘Green’ Terms Used in Product Labels

As we become a more environmentally-conscious society, many of us seek out products in the marketplace that benefit our households while reducing our impact on the environment. Many of these products use one or more ‘green’ terms to promote their environmentally-friendly qualities. Yet, do we know the difference between these terms and what they mean? For example, “Does ‘natural’ mean organic? Should you buy anything labeled ‘non-toxic’?” Karen Beuerlien sheds some light on the six most commonly used ‘green’ terms in the marketplace and the government regulations entailed with these terms.

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