Some ‘green’ home products contain petroleum, not plants – Environment – MiamiHerald.com

Some ‘green’ home products contain petroleum, not plants – Environment – MiamiHerald.com.

“The plant-derived carbon content of the product samples tested was largely inconsistent with some of the content claims made on packaging. For example, a liquid laundry detergent that makes the claim ‘petrochemical free’ contained only 69 percent plant-based carbon, meaning that 31 percent of the carbon in this sample is, in fact, petroleum-derived.”

Read more: http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/04/18/2173191/some-green-home-products-contain.html#ixzz1K9zBd7FU

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