On Environmentalism Becoming Consumerism

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

But lately, this word is thrown around without much concern over how it is used, and some version of it is showing up in the advertising and marketing of goods and services that are actually anything but “environmental.”. Cars are environmentally-friendly, toxic skincare products are labeled “natural,” and gadgets are designed to help you be more “green.” Environmentalism and sustainable living isn’t about buying a product to make yourself more green or friendly to nature.