Survey: Some ‘go green’ only to impress others

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Today is Earth Day, and groups around the world are holding events to help raise awareness about environmental concerns.

But a new survey suggests some people may be “going green” only to impress others.

Among people who believe it’s important for others to perceive them as being “green,” 24 percent also admit they’ve purchased a green product just to show other people they’re environmentally conscious.

And 20 percent admit they’ve concealed recyclable trash with their regular garbage so others won’t know they didn’t separate the recyclables.

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  • Enrique

    Paying/financing an additional $4,000 for a vehicle with a plastic emblem that says, “flex fuel” is considered “green.” Closing all the American incandescent light bulb factories and forcing them to Mexico, that’s got to be “green.”

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