Greenwashing Is Corrosive To Trust. It’s Also Tough To Regulate.

The Colorado Senate yesterday passed a bill that calls for standards for compost labels and prohibits marketing look-alike compostable products. This comes after the Federal Trade Commission announced last week that they are cracking down on so-called greenwashing practices. KGNU’s Alexis Kenyon spoke with Dr. Thomas Lyon, a Dow professor of sustainable Science, technology, and Commerce about what counts as greenwashing and why the government is taking action to stop it.

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    Greenwashing Is Corrosive To Trust. It’s Also Tough To Regulate. Alexis Kenyon

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    Greenwashing Is Corrosive To Trust. It’s Also Tough To Regulate. Alexis Kenyon

Alexis Kenyon

Alexis Kenyon

Alexis Kenyon is an experienced radio reporter with more than 15 years of experience creating compelling, sound-rich radio stories for news outlets across the country. Kenyon has master's degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Journalism in radio broadcast and photojournalism. She has worked in KGNU's news department since 2021 as a reporter, editor, and daily news producer. In all her work, she strives to produce thought-provoking, trustworthy journalism that makes other people's stories feel personal. In addition to audio production, Kenyon runs KGNU's news internship program and oversees the department's digital engagement.
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