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Do 'green' products on the market today really make a difference?

Photo courtesy Buck Benson
Photo courtesy Buck Benson

We’ve all seen the many ‘green’ products available on the market today—from tote bags to reusable straws to clothing made of recycled plastic bottles. Do they really make a difference, or at some level are they just an excuse to buy more stuff? Stephanie Parker, a freelance environmental writer, just wrote a piece about this for Ensia, the media outlet of the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota.  Stephanie joined Dave on The Roadhouse to tell us more.

Below is the audio of the interview.  Read Stephanie's article here.