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Black Friday: Greenpeace invites public to MAKE SMTHNG and buy nothing

Press release | 23 November, 2017 at 9:00

Rome, 23 November 2017 - On the eve of Black Friday and the global wave of holiday shopping, Greenpeace is launching MAKE SMTHNG Week by asking everyone everywhere to create instead of consume as a way of taking a stand against hyper-consumerism.[1]

Restless, compulsive and unfulfilled - Greenpeace survey offers insights into fashion...

Press release | 8 May, 2017 at 13:48

Hamburg, 8 May 2017 - Compulsive fashion shoppers regularly overspend on new clothes in spite of not being able to use them, with post-shopping excitement often turning into guilt after less than a day. This is an international phenomenon that is...

Black Friday: Greenpeace calls timeout for fast fashion

Press release | 24 November, 2016 at 11:30

Hamburg, 24 November 2016 - New research on fashion trends and textile waste, released by Greenpeace on the eve of Black Friday, highlights the serious environmental consequences of overconsumption. Clothing is among the most sold products on the...

Black Friday: Breathe, take a break – the planet can't handle it anymore

Blog entry by Kirsten Brodde | 24 November, 2016

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are expected to generate billions of dollars in sales for clothing and other products this year. But this shopping bonanza also generates greater volumes of waste than ever. That is bad news for the...

What's the impact of No Impact Man?

Blog entry by Adele | 21 July, 2009 4 comments

A new film is coming out soon called No Impact Man, featuring the well-meaning Colin Beavan attempting to live his life with as little as possible impact on the environment. But, I wonder, what impact is his film going to have? You...

To approach social and ecological harmony

Image | 4 March, 2008 at 1:00

To approach social and ecological harmony, the wealthy nations must consume less, not more, but this is not a message any politician or ad-selling media giant wants to deliver. - Rex Weyler

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