Environmental shopping Assignment-Introduction
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Consumers can make a difference with regard to environmental issues. The purpose of this assignment is to get you to think about how your individual choices in the marketplace can affect the local and global environment.
For Part 1 of this exercise, go to a large grocery store such as Winn Dixie or Publix, and obtain the information necessary to answer the questions below. (Note: you don’t have to purchase anything, just record the information.) Note: You do not need to go supermarket and talk manager. Visit supermarket website if you get information add them otherwise leave it Rest of things you can do online.
Part 2 of this exercise involves the assessment of your own personal consumption patterns and the impact on the environment. By performing an honest assessment you may discover new ways to be more efficient and conservative in your use of materials. You may also become more aware of how your own personal choices have a global effect in patterns of consumption and solid waste management.
Part 3 requires you to research an online product and evaluate the environmental claims of the manufacturer. Finally, the success of this exercise depends on the accuracy, honesty, and insight of the person performing the assessment.