We're all wary of trends. So when every company and his brother began advertising their electronics, computers, and lighting as green, well we're right to be a bit skeptical. A NY Times article points us to the Six Sins of Greenwashing and while they are general warnings, they are also good to take note of when we're evaluating "green" electronics.
So, take these tenets to heart and keep them in mind the next time you come across a supposed "green" electronic. Have you seen any glaringly obnoxious attempts at greenwashing?