Economic downturn brings fresh green wash claims

According to a recent survey green washing is on the increase thanks to the economic downturn. With businesses pinching the pennies now more than ever before some have resulted to stretching the truth in an attempt to impress customers. The most common act of green washing is claims made that cannot be proven true.

Wiles Greenworld the London office supplies distributor wasn’t surprised by the news as in its industry many claim to provide green office supplies without providing real evidence. Wiles Greenworld has avoided green washing by verifying green claims made by manufacturers and presenting the information in a clear and easy to understand manner.

Green office tips: To get to the bottom of green washing you can ask your supplier for details of where your office supplies are manufactured and whether the manufacturer has an environmental management system.

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