03/02/2015 01:06 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

How To Tell If A Product Is Actually Eco-Friendly, From Alexandra Zissu (VIDEO)

How can we tell if a product is really eco-friendly? Green living expert and author Alexandra Zissu says that in order to really know if a product is green, you need to do your homework and be a smart consumer. Do research on the products you're buying, especially the food brands and cleaning products you're taking into your home. True green products will have a certification, not just a claim that it's green. For guidance, you can use Alexandra's website to see which products are truly green.

For more of Alexandra's green living tips, view the slideshow below:

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