Monday, October 11, 2010

I'm Reading Labels Again

I bought this picture frame on clearance at Khol's.  It cost me $4.25, down from the original $24.99.  Yeah me!


I liked it, not just because it was cheap, but because it had this pretty detail carved into the wood


I did not buy it because it was "made with renewable resources."


In fact, I didn't even notice this bit of marketing until I got home.  But when I did, it got me thinking, "What renewable resources?  Wood?"

Why as a matter of fact, yes!


Uh, I think all wood is technically renewable.  I mean, doesn't the stuff practically grow on trees?

5 comments:

  1. Ha! So much greenwashing out there -- as if we've all forgotten wood comes from trees. I love the detail on it too. And a great bargain!

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  2. Greenwashing...i love term...and OH so true.

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  3. The "green" thing didn't get you, but the designers of that packaging are depending on it to get to others.

    NIce frame. :)

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  4. Good one! 'Greenwashing'- so true. The frame is very pretty, and if you need to get warm this winter you can recycle it as firewood.

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