“Green” Products

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7 Crappy Products, Courtesy of the Green Movement

http://pjmedia.com/lifestyle/2013/01/15/7-crappy-products-courtesy-of-the-green-movement/?print=1

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Biodegradable Products May Be Bad for the Environment

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110531115321.htm

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Some Ingredients in ‘Green‘ Products Come from Petroleum Rather Than Natural Sources

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110329095733.htm

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Skepticism grows over products touted as eco-friendly

Environmentalists and some consumers are questioning the claims of an increasing number of companies and items promoted as green.

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-greenwash-20110521,0,6706379.story

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Report: ‘Green‘ buildings could harm your health

http://thehill.com/blogs/healthwatch/public-global-health/165105-iom-report-warns-qgreenq-buildings-can-contribute-to-unhealthy-indoor-air-

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Low-flow toilets cause a stink in SF

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/02/28/BAVP1HUSUD.DTL&tsp=1

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LED Stoplights Failing in Winter

http://wattsupwiththat.com/2010/01/09/led-stoplights-failing-in-winter/

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Plant-Based Plastics Not Necessarily Greener Than Oil-Based Relatives, Researchers Find

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/10/101021104741.htm

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The Paradox of Energy Efficiency

Most of the gains in fuel efficiency have gone into compensating for the extra size and thrust…  [and] has been an increase in demand for energy used for lighting that nearly exactly offsets the efficiency gains.

http://reason.com/archives/2012/10/31/the-paradox-of-energy-efficiency/print

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Compact Flourescent Lightbulbs:

The CFL Fraud

http://www.americanthinker.com/2011/04/the_cfl_fraud.html

[ASND reminds readers that “fraud” is not the only concern with CFLs . ]

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Energy-efficient CFL bulbs cause skin damage, say researchers

http://dailycaller.com/2012/07/23/energy-efficient-cfl-bulbs-cause-skin-damage-say-researchers/

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Compact Fluorescent Bulbs Could Cause Ultraviolet Damage to Skin

http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2012-07/researchers-say-cfl-bulbs-could-damage-skin-through-uv-rays

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SBU Study Reveals Harmful Effects of CFL Bulbs to Skin

http://commcgi.cc.stonybrook.edu/am2/publish/General_University_News_2/SBU_Study_Reveals_Harmful_Effects_of_CFL_Bulbs_to_Skin.shtml

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Study: Some Eco-Friendly Light Bulbs May Put Health At Risk

http://miami.cbslocal.com/2013/01/02/study-eco-friendly-light-bulbs-may-put-health-at-risk/

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