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Kicking the Disposable Habit

Categories: consumerism

I’ve been thinking a lot about the state of consumerism in Canada and, more broadly, North America and I think we have a serious problem. Nearly everything we buy is designed to be disposable. Clothing, bags, accessories, and other every-day items are usually made as cheaply as possible – usually imported from other countries where labour is cheaper (often unethically cheap) — and simply doesn’t last for very long. This needs to change if we want to combat waste and stop polluting our planet.

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