Why are consumers made to feel responsible for environmental problems like waste, when it is almost entirely the fault of big business?
Large businesses have instilled in us the belief that we need to have more than we need of pretty much everything, and they actually design stuff not to last very long, so we have to keep buying and buying. This obviously leads to a lot of waste at the consumer level, but then there is industrial waste and environmental destruction that comes from producing so much crap that we don’t actually NEED in the first place. They actually create need through marketing! So why should the marketing, news, blogs, etc be telling people to “live green”, when the responsibility lies ultimately with big business?