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The words 'Green' or 'Sustainable' affect my concumerism?
First off, sustainability to me, means using an item as long as possible that does not hurt furture genreations or the planent. However, there are many problems to sustainabity overall, including my own definition.
As for an item labeling itself as 'green' or 'sustainability' innlfuencing my decions as a consumer, i think it has little or none. The reason is those labels have become a part of the mass commercializing today. The average person is bombarded with so many commercials, it's become one big blob. Thus, when i see one, i usually ignore the label. The label only serioulsy affects me when i make an important decision like buying a refurbished computer. But that's after i critically think about whether that item is really 'sustainable' or 'green'.
The real influence is cost, becuase i'm more likley to pay for the cheaper item overall. It's hard not too and i try to buy the authentic 'sustainable' or 'green' items as much as possible.
Laslty, that if you want ot inlfuence the majoirty of people, this is one way od oing so. If the corporations were to authenitcally do produce items like these at lower costs, then it's likely more people are willing to buy 'sustianble' items. Thus, help in preserving the Earth.
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