Green Consumerism at Work

10 green ticks of buying green from our office

When we are being motivated by impatience, low price, hunger, fashion or sale, without thinking we surrender marketing ploys and tricks and become a part of consumerist society. Is it dangerous? If you surrender to the passion of shopping regularly, the answer is: “Yes, it is”. Consumerism is destructive for the planet and it is harmful for your life. Life of consumerist may be depicted by a qoute from Chuck Palahniuk novel: „Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy s**t we don’t need.” 

In our office we try to be happy, healthy and pro-green by avoiding buying unnecessary products. Sometimes our desire of possession of the product is so strong, that we lend ourselves to passion and buy the product. But we are buying “green”. How we manage doing this without boredom and frustration? You can find the answer while checking our tricks and suggestions how to buy, but buy “right” products:

10. Educate yourself!

Written by Iuliia Zadorozhnia 
Edited by Indre Lechtimiakyte


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