In episode 18 I talked about greenwashing, what it was, and the fact that yes, it does exist! Basically, greenwashing is when a company does not actually take the time to make their product cleaner, more environmentally friendly, and less toxic, but spend plenty of effort advertising that they do. This should actually be illegal, but unfortunately it is not.
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