Real Clear Policy Blog: The True Costs of Green Labeling

The familiar saying “you get what you pay for” applies in many circumstances. Under certain conditions, however, this statement can be very misleading. For example, when customers pay a higher price for wood and paper products with “green” labels, they may not actually be getting something that is better for the environment. A combination of […]

E&E Exclusive Interview on a New Study by ACI

The following is an excerptt of the article “Report Blasts Standards Ahead of Green Building Code Revision” by E&E reporter Amanda Peterka: “A major forest-certification program raises the consumer price for wood and puts the United States at a competitive disadvantage by driving business overseas, a consumer research organization warned in a study released today. […]