Polina Chebotareva discusses steps to become a more conscious consumer
What is a “conscious consumer” exactly? According to The New York Times, conscious consumption encompasses sustainability and social responsibility and is defined as “an umbrella term that simply means engaging in the economy with more awareness of how your consumption impacts society at large.”
According to a recent study of over 1,000 consumer in the USA and UK, 96% of people feel their own actions, such as donating, recycling or buying ethically, can make a difference.
So, how do you become a more conscious consumer? Here are 3 small steps to start: