Consumer Choices

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Consumer Choices is to remind us all that our choices have a real effect in the real world ~~~ choose wisely.

 

B = Bag UR Own

Use your own bags and save resources.

They’re not just for groceries – bringing your own bag for any purchase is a great way to lower consumption – but how can you prompt yourself to actually do it?….More

 

F = Fix It First

How can you save money, improve your child’s self esteem, and help the environment?

Learn to “fix it first.” Many of the things we buy are meant to replace something that has been broken or outgrown….More

 

G = Grow UR Own

Plant the seed and watch it grow.

If you start growing your own food you’ll improve your health, connect with nature, save money, and teach kids where food really comes from (and its not the grocery store). The good news is that growing your own food isn’t as hard as we may make it out to be, and it can be quite rewarding….More

 

K = Karma Capitalism

Yes, I can make a difference!! We know… the question is: how am I supposed to significantly impact the course of so many of these multi-national, multi-million (or billion!) dollar companies that are involved in all manner of harmful practices, whether it be sheer volume of carbon in the atmosphere or unlawful employment practices?….More

 

Z = Zap Plastic Crap!

Recycling and reusing can mitigate some of the environmental cost, but it’s so much better to stop letting those toxic substances be created and into our homes. The best way to reduce the amount of bad plastic that’s made is to choose products made from organic and sustainable materials whenever possible…..More