"Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs,

but not every man's greed"

Mohandas K. Gandhi

The Eden Project

The Eden Project-Art

Read about this gigantic project, learn about the ecological footprint, calculate how much resources we need to support our lifestyle, reflect on the type of citizen you are...Are you a conscious consumer? 

Are you a good consumer?

Let's view these tips and comment about them.

  • “A good consumer is always buying new products.”
  • “The golden rule of consumption is to concentrate on buying the things that you want, as opposed to the things that you really need.”
  • “The good consumer follows fashion.”
  • “Household brands are your friends.”
  • “The good consumer does not wait to replace her possessions when they wear out.”
  • “Consumption is good for the environment; the more you consume, the more you can recycle.”
  • “Remember: consume for happiness.”

What, in your opinion, is "planned obsolescence"?


A different vision

the controversial film by Al Gore