Twas a week before Christmas, and I finally got smart, for this year was different, I got a head start! On cards and shopping, parties and decorating, for no good comes from procrastinating! 419 more words
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You would give people you know really tacky or useless gifts for the holidays. The catch would be that each gift has a small tracker on it, which would allow you to trace the geographical path of these unwanted knick-knacks as they are re-gifted, donated, or thrown in the trash. 62 more words
“The State of Consumption Today.” Worldwatch Institute. Accessed December 17, 2014, http://www.worldwatch.org/node/810.
This week I’m reading a new book by James Wallman, called Stuffocation, in which he argues that there is a cultural shift away from materialism underway. 611 more words
Consider the following two articles about some growing disruptive trends, which we should all be at least slightly familiar with in our everyday lives;