Support companies who support the environment!
“I feel more confident than ever that the power to save the planet rests with the individual consumer.” - Denis Hayes
The book The Better world Shopping Guide, by
Ellis Jones, outlines the 10 best and worst companies to support. Supporting companies who care about the environment and ethics
are the companies that should receive consumer support. If change is to be made in the world, consumerism
is the best place we can start. The following are the ten best
and worst companies outlined
in Ellis Jones’ book.
10 Best Companies
1.Seventh Generation 2.Working Assets 3.Eden Foods 4.Organic Valley 5.Clif Bar 6.Honest Tea 7. Patagonia 8.Tom’s of Maine 9.Ben and Jerry’s 10.Aveda
1.Exxon Mobile 2.Altria (Philip Morris) 3.Wal-Mart 4.Chevron Texaco 5.Pfizer 6.Nestle 7. Tyson Foods 8.General Electric 9.Archer Daniels Midland 10.General Motors
Investing your money into companies who treat the environment and people with respect is an easy way to support an environmental cause. Providing business to companies that neglect to consider their environment and workers shows support for their actions.
Learn to spend more time outdoors, the responsible way.
Many people who show interest in conservation and the environment enjoy spending time outdoors. Whether it is visiting a state park, taking a hike, camping, hunting or fishing, the opportunities are endless. While this is a wonderful way to experience the planet we all are trying to save, it is important to learn to practice these activities in an environmentally conscious manner. A few such organizations are listed and linked below:
General Outdoor Recreation: