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41% of women hide purchases from their partners. Conscious shopping is done with an attitude of transparency and honesty.
In short, being a conscious consumer means being aware of the societal implications of what and where you buy things. Many like to consider it ‘voting with your wallet’; accepting the political power tied to your purchase decisions.
What’s the Difference Between Green, Sustainable, Eco-Friendly, Ethical, Fair Trade, Clean, Organic, Non-Toxic, and Conscious?
Sustainable, Green, Eco-Friendly, and Ethical: The careless practice of using these terms lightly and synonymously, especially by marketers, has created a bit of confusion.
Today's younger generations are taking an ethical approach to shopping.
Consumer activism and conscious consumerism mean more people are buying from brands they agree with — and boycotting ones they don’t.
Customers are demanding transparency as they take an increasing interest in the ethical practices of those they buy from.
Members of the outdoor community, including REI staff, share their tips for embracing minimalism, zero waste and other mindful consumption trends.
The truth is, being a conscious consumer is super cool. It’s super smart, too. Here’s why:
Most of us financially support companies we might not necessarily support socially, ethically or philosophically.
- How To Shop Sustainably Show All
We tend to think that fast fashion only relates to clothes. However, the amount of waste that comes from the eye glasses industry is actually quite staggering. Plastic frames, plastic lens and glass lens are all materials that do not decompose. As a result, the waste piles up.
To be a green-savvy shopper you need to be informed.
A lifetime of making eco-friendly shopping decisions can make a large difference on your environmental footprint.
Our guide to buying better and wearing more of what's hanging in your wardrobe.
We can absolutely still love fashion while being aware of the environment at the same time.
Why do we buy things we don’t need?
Today, I want to talk about three aspects of my buying used strategy (oh yes, it’s a strategy).
And scoring a bargain on something you actually want.
Consider these ten items, which are much cheaper secondhand, and you don’t even have to sacrifice quality – or pride.
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Socially responsible investing: invest in the world you want to live in.
There are steps we can take to make our beauty habits more ethical, less wasteful, and overall better for the planet. To find out what these steps are, we consulted four specialists in the field of eco-beauty.
The way we spend our money can help to change the world.
While sustainable products proliferate, sweatshop-free products remain as illusive as ever.
Ethical-shopping experts explain what to look for in a brand.
Here's what it means and how to do it.
Purchasing products that are fair trade certified can reduce poverty, encourage environmentally friendly production methods and safeguard humane working conditions.
With a few small steps it’s easy to start your journey to become an Ethical Consumer and shop ethically.
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