Here’s a quicky tip since the next full post is a bit behind schedule:
Check out Buycott online and download the app to your phone. You can then choose from a list of causes that are important to you (such as environmental impact)
The app uses a barcode scanner to let you know if you really want to buy any given item. Once you’ve downloaded the app you can choose from a list of causes that are important to you (such as environmental impact). Then when you use the scanner during your normal shopping you can confirm if the items you are buying match up with your ethical standards.
While I’m generally not too happy that modern society has focused on us as consumers above all else, here is an everyday way you can use your consumer status to advantage. Let’s vote with our dollars and support only companies worthy of our business.