Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas… these days of high consumerism are here and, as reminder, we put together some past infographics that are still valid to fight the consumerism wave that starts way before November. Check out the links below and share! (each image will open a new window/tab)
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If you’re not already standing in line today waiting to score some sweet deals, this flowchart might just give you second thoughts on this all-American of shopping days. Should you buy it? Or should it stay on the shelves?
Sure, there’s that unique Black Friday risk of being trampled getting in the door of the store, but we’re not here to analyze risk. This flowchart put together by GOOD, asks us how important scoring that latest gadget or goodie really is. Their playful chart prods us to consider consuming less and focusing on our family like we did yesterday.
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The Story of Stuff, originally released in December 2007, is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world. It’ll teach you something, it’ll make you laugh, and it just may change the way you look at all the Stuff in your life forever.
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