Every consumer decision we make has an impact on the environment This is an ecological fact of life. Every time we go shopping, use public or private transport, or choose a place to live in our choices have an effect, for better or Worse, on the quality of the air we breathe and the water we drink - on the world we experience with our eyes and ears and noses: It is not always easy to see the connections, but we are getting better at recognizing them. Clearly, the paper we buy as Packaging and then throw away was once a tree, and the elect& `power that flows from the wall sockets comes from a -fossil fuel plant nuclear reactor, or hydro�s. We should also recognize that motor car owners must also share a part of the blame for Oil tanker disasters such as the Torrey Canyon.
ET 2010 (Environmental Technology 2010)