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9640: ECC ISSUES ADVISORY ON BUYING 'GREEN' PRODUCTS ONLINE

Friday 05 February 2021
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The European Consumer Centre is advising the public to think twice about buying so-called 'green' items online.

New figures from the European Commission show that 42 per cent of products labelled online as 'green' are exaggerated, false or deceptive.

The analysis of online products promoted as being 'green' looked at sectors such as garments, cosmetics and household equipment.

Cyril Sullivan of ECC Ireland says consumers should do their research before buying alleged 'green' products on the internet.

Interviewee: Cyril Sullivan | Clip duration: 0 minutes 11 seconds | Outwords: of any purchase