Saturday, November 26, 2011

Video: Retail Shopping from a Sustainability Standpoint



This video takes a look at sustainable holiday shopping. How to spend thoughtfully and reconnect with the spirit of gift giving. This video focuses on alternatives to buying things. Look at where things come from and how they are made and what they are made of. Consider externalized costs when buying something. Try to buy things that are sustainably made. One example involves buying experiences instead of stuff.

© 2011, Richard Matthews. All rights reserved.

Related Posts
Black Friday 2011 Saw a Big Year-Over-Year Spending Increase
Retailers Incorrectly Expected Frugal Holiday Buying on Black Friday 2011
Video: Sustainable Shopping
Video: The Story of Stuff
New Methods of Manufacturing and New Patterns of Consumption
Thanksgiving Shopping: Consumption and the Earth's Carrying Capacity
Thanksgiving Shopping: From Black Friday to Green Tuesday
Thanksgiving for those who Feel Thankless
Thanksgiving: Living in Harmony with the Planet

No comments: