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Put #responsibleconsumtion Over #BigBillionDollarSaleThis festival season, lets think about sustainability and our future.When we see #MobilesOnBigBil

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Put #responsibleconsumtion Over #BigBillionDollarSale


This festival season, lets think about sustainability and our future.


When we see #MobilesOnBigBillionDays,  #SnapdealDiwaliSale, #AmazonFestiveDay3, #MobilesOnFlipkart - let us pause for a moment and ponder- 

are they overshadowing #responsibleconsumption and how they align with #globalgoals? 


Let us give it a minute before pressing that "Buy Now" button, we owe that to our own sustainable future.


1. If the longevity and warranty of the product justify the carbon footprint, environment degradation it generated in production, transportation imports etc? 


2. Do our communities have plans and processes to safely dispose them off after they are out of commission? In other words, will our latest purchase be serving our needs for most of it's life span and will not be sitting in a land fill and adding to the heaps like the ones below? 


Lets buy the product with confidence knowing that our purchase is not contributing to the cycle of poor health and public/Tax-Payer's money wastage on clean-up, while profits are pocketed by short term interests. 


We think India should move to a high quality products economy where-


- a product is priced for its long life & warranty and not for GMV & slogans pandering on unsuspecting customers impulses. 

- an economy where our workforce encourages and aspires to build more Wind Mills over cheap plastic products with short term usage lifetime.


This is exactly what world leaders aspired for when 17 #GlobalGoals was formulated. It's not hard to see how being a responsible consumer can change the face of our planet.


"The situation the Earth is in today has been created by unmindful production and irresponsible consumption. We consume to forget our worries and our anxieties. Tranquillising ourselves with over-consumption is not the way"

- Thich Nhat Hanh

Source :- http://www.globalgoals.org/global-goals/responsible-consumption/  (Global Goals #12)

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