Thu, Jan 07 | Virtual Event

Becoming a Conscious Consumer

Discover the high cost of cheap stuff and how to be a better buyer
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Becoming a Conscious Consumer

Time & Location

Jan 07, 7:00 PM
Virtual Event

About The Event

Register for free here: http://ncrl.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=76510&lib=1033&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2021%2F01%2F16

Did you know that the things we buy can impact our personal health as well as the environment, society, and the economy?

Jana Fischback will help us identify ways to make more responsible purchases. Jana will cover the ethical problem of all the cheap stuff that we buy, including global environmental and societal implications. Now, that can get a little depressing, so then we'll talk about solutions! First, Jana will share ideas for how to buy less. And then, she will teach us how to buy smarter in four main categories: clothes, groceries, everyday household goods, and electronics. She will also briefly touch on the issues of personal health, greenwashing, and advocating for manufacturers to take responsibility for the environmental cost of their products.

All NCW Libraries’ virtual events are free and open to the public. Events will be held through the Zoom digital meeting platform. To participate, register here. Registrants will receive an email with the Zoom meeting information. During this event, attendees hear from the presenter and then have an opportunity to submit questions to the presenter to answer live.

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