While obviously the most sustainable type of consumer is the MINIMAL consumer… reality dictates that most of us need to make at least semi-regular shopping trips to the mall, grocery store, local Costco, you get the idea.
I try my best to practice conscious consumerism. I purchase organic cotton products and locally grown produce if I’m possibly able, I refrain from purchasing foods that contain beef and lamb- the two worst-offending foods in terms of carbon production. Being a conscious consumer is NOT always easy, especially when you don’t have access to information about what exactly is sustainable and what isn’t.
I’ve collected a couple of popular brands and products that I consider to be part of the Sustainability Hall of Fame. Keep an eye out for these products or services next time you find yourself looking for something new.Read More