Green products are recession-proof

A recent survey commissioned by certification firm Green Seal and advertising/PR agency EnviroMedia Social Marketing reported that four out five people they surveyed are still buying green products and services despite the current recession.

Half of the 1,000 people surveyed are said to be buying just as many green products now as before the economic downturn, while 19 percent say they are buying more green products.

Around 87% of people surveyed say they recycle although EnviroMedia noted that just 33% of our waste is diverted from landfills as according to the Environmental Protection Agency. (Liar! Liar! You supposedly green people!)

The other things green people do are look for minimally packaged goods (60%) and buy green cleaning products (58%). Buying green personal-care products came in at 31%, according to the survey.

One Response to Green products are recession-proof

  1. Joan Falcone 10 February, 2009 at 10:49 am #

    It’s great to hear that people are choosing to buy green products whenever they can, in spite of the economic conditions. This shows that people in general do care about the environment and preserving it. Let’s hear it for the three RRR’s – Reduce, reuse, Recycle !!!

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