Ever purchase from H&M, Starbucks, or Simple Green Cleaning because they are a more sustainable option? Clearly you have not done your research. There is currently an epidemic plaguing the United States and it is called Greenwashing. Greenwashing is the act in which a company exploits its customers through disingenuously
With climate change being a more pressing issue than ever, it seems like great news that corporations are stepping up to the plate to tackle this urgent problem before it’s too late. Ikea, everyone’s favorite do-it-yourself Swedish home retailer, promises that by 2030, they will be more sustainable than ever.
In the category concerning displays of artistic hypocrisy, the winner is society’s obsession with ‘sustainability’ muddled with our inability to elicit real action. Some know it as a new trend of minimalist values and a romanticization of how things used to be. Others recognize it for its regenerative practices and