When almost every product is now labelled as “eco-friendly”, how can you differentiate them from one another?
If deciding makes you scratch your head, here are some points to ponder to help you weigh your options.
There's a lot of confusion over the terms biodegradable, compostable and recyclable. We've all been there--passing a green product that proclaims "compostable" and wondering if we should throw it in the compost bin or just throw it away. While it may be tempting to read all three of those labels and choose the one you think means "best for the planet" -- there's actually a really big difference between what each of those labels mean.
Keep reading for a thorough list of what each term properly means.