[Podcast Episode 03] What is Greenwashing + How to Avoid It!

What is Greenwashing?

Episode 03 of the Positively Green Podcast is here and this topic is super exciting to me: GREENWASHING. What is it, what does it mean, and how can you avoid falling victim to it.

And as always, we each share our sustainable “pains” and “gains” for the week too 💚

Other topics we discuss in this episode:

  • Reusable silicone bags (Stasher or Modern Kitchen)
  • Beeswax wraps
  • Diatomaceous earth for a parasite
  • What is greenwashing?
  • Why it’s so important to learn about ingredients and their safety
  • Why you shouldn’t blindly trust labels and packaging
  • The dangers of hormone-disrupting ingredients
  • Laws about ingredient safety and the term “natural”
  • Common signs of greenwashing and terms to look for
  • Certified organic vs. non-certified
  • Questions to ask yourself to determine if a product/brand is up to your standards
  • Times we’ve fallen for greenwashing ourselves
  • An actionable step you can take today! Download the Think Dirty app to scan your products or search the Environmental Working Group (EWG)
  • Downloads and educational resources from my Shop like the Green Beauty Ingredient Glossary

You can also check out my blog post about greenwashing for more information and commons brands that greenwash.

You can tune in below or subscribe on iTunes! Check out this page for a full list of episodes.

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Thanks SO much for listening!

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Written by: Becca

Becca is a blogger, wife, and dog mom living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Having seen firsthand the benefits of switching to a natural lifestyle herself, she's passionate about helping women make the switch to clean beauty products, organic skincare, and a holistic way of life (without the stress of being perfect about it!).

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