Most people understand the importance of conscious consumption — it’s just good for the planet. From climate change to worker conditions, it totally makes sense to be more careful while making your purchase. Yet, it’s so much harder than we imagine. Why? Because large corporations have made it much easier to distract us with catchy ads, price competition, and/or a variety of products. It is so easy to ignore the impacts of your consumption when something is cheaper, widely available, and a lot faster to access.
But, you still want to try your best to be a responsible consumer? We’ve got 5 tips for you:
Some of the tips are more practical and applicable to your daily lives than others. And we’d love to hear ways in which you are trying to be more conscious of your daily consumption! What works? What doesn’t? Do share below and we might even send you a bag of our favorite beans from Bean Voyage in return for your feedback ;)
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