Greenwash

Greenwash of the Week: Walmart’s ‘Epic’ Green Campaign

August 13, 2013 2 Comments
Greenwash of the Week: Walmart’s ‘Epic’ Green Campaign

Here we go again. Walmart is back in action trying to cover up the facts about its operations by promoting an environmentally-themed Twentieth Century Fox kids movie while pushing “green” products in its stores. Coinciding with the home-video launch of the animated movie Epic – which is about a teenager, in a forest, participating in […]

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The Guardian Greenwashes for Procter & Gamble, Won’t Publish Truth

April 10, 2013 4 Comments
The Guardian Greenwashes for Procter & Gamble, Won’t Publish Truth

Recently over at The Guardian, a story on Procter & Gamble facilities achieving “zero waste” was published with much fanfare. I say bollocks. Here’s why. Procter & Gamble manufacture many of the world’s most popular personal care and household products: Crest, Head & Shoulders, Herbal Essences, Pantene, and Tampax, to name a few. They are […]

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Greenwash: Eco-Friendly Bottled Water

February 29, 2012 11 Comments
Greenwash: Eco-Friendly Bottled Water

Last week my friend Keith over at The Unsuitablog sent me a press release about eco-friendly bottled water. Yes, you read that right, I wrote eco-friendly bottled water. Those of you who have read my articles here over the years know that I am a staunch proponent of exposing companies trying to greenwash themselves and […]

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Greenwash Alert – World Wildlife Fund Partnering With Coca-Cola

October 27, 2011 3 Comments
Greenwash Alert – World Wildlife Fund Partnering With Coca-Cola

Remember a few weeks back when I posted about the National Wildlife Fund partnering with Scotts/Monsanto? As though these “environment” groups are playing a game of “who can partner with the least-green corporation”, the World Wildlife Fund has now announced a partnership with Coca-Cola. Under the guise of saving the polar bears, Coke is going […]

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National Wildlife Federation Partners With Pesticide, Herbicide, & GMO Seed Company

October 11, 2011 0 Comments
National Wildlife Federation Partners With Pesticide, Herbicide, & GMO Seed Company

That headline is not a typo, folks. The National Wildlife Federation, the very people who claim that they “work(s) to inspire Americans to protect wildlife for our children’s future. As the nation’s largest conservation organization, NWF and its 4 million supporters are committed to sustaining the nature of America for the benefit of people and […]

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Greenwash Alert – SC Johnson Named A ‘Top Green Brand’

June 13, 2011 4 Comments
Greenwash Alert – SC Johnson Named A ‘Top Green Brand’

I wish I were joking but sadly I am not. SC Johnson, the brand well-known around the world for bringing us such “green” products as Raid bug killer, Glade “air freshener”, Ziploc plastic bags, and Drano, has been picked as one of the 10 greenest brands by the ImagePower Global Green Brands Survey. Yes, you […]

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