Many journalists and essay writers bring up the issue of consumerism in modern society, and often it’s all about criticizing it. However, the sample about ethical consumerism below will show you that it’s always possible to find an affirmative approach to virtually any subject.
Ethical consumption (also uses the terms responsible consumption, green consumption) is a type of consumer behavior and consumer activism. This term covers all stages of the life cycle of consumption from purchase to use and disposal of goods. The idea of “ethical” shopping is built on the principles of “vote of dollars.” That is the fact of purchase is an expression of approval of the consumer behavior of the seller. The term “ethical consumption” was popularized by the British magazine “ethical consumer”, which was first published in 1989 (Giesler, M., 2014).