While we're often happy to shell out for organics that are on the dirty dozen list
, when it comes to other products, we prioritize a little differently. So when we saw that one company was offering organic bottled water
, we wondered—just where do you draw the line?You read that right. Organic. Bottled. Water.
Green washing at its finest (or not, considering the product comes in decidedly not-eco-friendly plastic bottles).
It's often easy to see the merits of buying organic fruits, veggies, meats, dairy, and even clothing (at any rate, keeping pesticides away from our close-knit environment), but sometimes our budget dictates otherwise. So we cave on things (like opting for local, non-organic peaches rather than the organic ones from a few states over). And we'd most certainly not opt for purchasing organic water.
But what about you? What pushes your organic buttons (or doesn't)?
Read more: Organic Water: A New Marketing Wave at NPR
• Recognizing the Nine Types of Green Washing
• Deciphering Organic Labeling
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