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Is the whole Going Green thing a scam?

It seems like companies are just wanting to make money off people who think they're doing something for the environment.

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:53 AM on Jan. 30, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Most of the cleaning product you buy at the store , you can make from othe product your self.

    Answer by louise2 at 8:56 AM on Jan. 30, 2010

  • It's true, it has become a selling point, but as long as they actually make a change for the better, I will not complain.

    Answer by stacymomof2 at 8:56 AM on Jan. 30, 2010

  • There's debate on whether or not Global Warming exists. I believe that it does not. It doesn't mean that I believe that we shouldn't recycle or try to be more natural.

    Answer by threeeunder3 at 8:59 AM on Jan. 30, 2010

  • Every time someone pushes a "green guilty trip" button a cash register dings somewhere else. This is all a HUGE guilt trip to convince us that "good" Americans buy certain products to be more green. The EPA has been keeping us green for years. It is just a bandwagoning technique to generate wealth. The capitalist haters are laughing all the way to the bank.


    Answer by jesse123456 at 9:34 AM on Jan. 30, 2010

  • yup

    Answer by mommymeg03 at 9:42 AM on Jan. 30, 2010

  • I think Global Warming is all a big money making scam.All you have to do is look around you and see that.

    Answer by Bethsunshine at 10:02 AM on Jan. 30, 2010

  • well of course. most of the big companies ARE advertising to the general public to make "going green" seem as effortless as buying a bottle of bleach. some products are great, others seem great. the bottom line is you can do your part to be a greener family by doing a little research and making products at home that are safer. vinegar, baking soda, lemons, essential oils, etc...can all help. how often do you even see commercials for those things?

    Answer by emilsmama at 10:19 AM on Jan. 30, 2010

  • Global Warming~~~~~~Al Gore at the beginning of his go green bs had a wealth of 8 million dollars~~~~~now he has a personal wealth of close to 90 million. Must pay to go green!!!!!!!!!

    Answer by foreverb3 at 10:44 AM on Jan. 30, 2010

  • Yes.. why do you think "eco-friendly" shit costs so freaking much?

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:55 AM on Jan. 30, 2010

  • A lot of green products are a scam. Buy an organic cotton T-shirt, go green, feel good, right? But it makes more "green" sense NOT to buy the t-shirt, but continue to wear your own wardrobe for another year, or to buy a used t-shirt at a thrift shop. Same with most household goods.

    Green remodeling is another stupid idea. It is greener NOT to remodel, then to rip everything out of your house, toss most of it in a dumpster, in order to replace it with new stuff.

    Continuing to drive your old car for five more years is greener than buying a hybrid.

    Answer by mancosmomma at 10:59 AM on Jan. 30, 2010

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