08 May '11, 12pm

Josh Dorfman: The anything but Lazy Environmentalist

Josh Dorfman: The anything but Lazy Environmentalist

More than meets the eye. Those of us tracking green products have grown accustomed to looking for signals like eco-friendly and non-toxic materials or natural and organic ingredients or recyclability. Those are essential attributes. But even a product as seemingly innocuous as an organic cotton t-shirt - sewn in a factory in China on machines made from a factory in Korea that bought parts for those machines from a company in Germany that got the raw materials for the metal from an iron ore mine in Australia that bought the machines to extract the ore from the Caterpillar company here in the U.S. that sourced parts for those machine from all over the world (and on and on) - is inextricably connected to the impacts of that entire global supply chain. So the concept of green is amorphous. The best we can do is make greener choices.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/blo...

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