Remember to Think Green Before You Shop This Holiday Season
December 20, 2016
Himanshu Bhatia recently became a member of the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC). The SPLC is a non-profit organization whose mission is to support and recognize purchasing leadership that accelerates the transition to a prosperous and sustainable future.
While her focus is sustainability at the corporate level, a graphic published by the EPA illustrates the importance of "thinking green" when purchasing at a personal level. As the holidays fast approach with the purchasing of gifts, we can ask ourselves key questions when deciding what to purchase:
- Does the recipient need this?
- Will the recipient use this?
- Does the recipient already own this?
Answering these questions before making a purchase has benefits! First, this extra thought will most likely result in a wonderful gift that will thrill the recipient. Second, it helps the environment. Check out the infographic below to learn more and remember to "Think Green Before You Shop" this holiday season!