Purchasing may seem like a simple thing, but it has impacts which aren’t always apparent. Click the photos below to learn more.
How You Can Contribute
- Take a few minutes to learn about different product labels and what they mean.
- Host a holiday swap! Get friends and family together to find new homes for items you no longer need and donate leftover clothes.
- Check out these small New Haven businesses. There are also plenty more if you go exploring!
- Learn about how some utilities can bring energy efficiency to the middle class.
- Socialism or capitalism?
- Learn about the issues with our linear materials economy.
- Patagonia’s efforts to reduce overconsumption.
While reviewing your benefits, remember to sign up for Yale’s Pre-Tax commuter benefits program! Learn more.