Green Washing

A Foot-Powered Washing Machine Ideal for Campers and College Students
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A Foot-Powered Washing Machine Ideal for Campers and College Students

The Yirego Drumi has some great things going for it as a washing machine--it uses... More

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Spotting Greenwashing, Part Three Spotting Greenwashing, Part Three

In this conversation from Architect LIVE at the 2013 American Institute of Architects National Convention in Denver, sustainability consultant Valerie Walsh of Walsh Sustainability Group and Katie Weeks, editor-in-chief of Hanley Wood's Ecobuilding Platform discuss various issues around building products and their environmental claims, with a focus on greenwashing. In Part 3, they discuss the process of setting project goals regarding material selection and the environment and how these goals influence a team's decision-making process. More

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Spotting Greenwashing, Part Two Spotting Greenwashing, Part Two

In this conversation from Architect LIVE at the 2013 American Institute of Architects National Convention in Denver, sustainability consultant Valerie Walsh of Walsh Sustainability Group and Katie Weeks, editor-in-chief of Hanley Wood's Ecobuilding Platform discuss various issues around building products and their environmental claims, with a focus on greenwashing. In Part 2, they discuss the need for more transparency and the tools being used and requested for evaluating products. More

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Spotting Greenwashing : Part One Spotting Greenwashing : Part One

In this conversation from Architect LIVE at the 2013 American Institute of Architects National Convention in Denver, sustainability consultant Valerie Walsh of Walsh Sustainability Group and Katie Weeks, editor-in-chief of Hanley Wood's Ecobuilding Platform discuss various issues around building products and their environmental claims, with a focus on greenwashing. In Part 1, they talk about where the industry stands now regarding greenwashing and where it is going. More

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Paint Manufacturers Settle with FTC on Claims of Misleading Consumers

Sherwin-Williams and PPG to change marketing materials regarding VOC-free claims. More

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Paint Manufacturers Settle with FTC on Claims of Misleading Consumers

Sherwin-Williams and PPG to change marketing materials regarding VOC-free claims. More

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FTC Issues Revised "Green Guides"

New rules will help companies avoid making misleading environmental claims. More

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FTC Issues Revised "Green Guides"

New rules will help companies avoid making misleading environmental claims. More

An Attainable Goal
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An Attainable Goal

Steven Winter shares his wisdom on how we can get to net zero and beyond. More

European Union Moves Toward a Uniform Sustainability Standard
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European Union Moves Toward a Uniform Sustainability Standard

The European Union is working toward a common building standard that will achieve... More

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