This is why Environmental Problems Should be Blamed on Consumers.


Both consumers and corporations are to blame for environmental problems; however, the burden of addressing environmental problems rests on the shoulders of citizens and consumers.

Consumers are to blame for environmental problems because a consumer can choose—or refuse—to buy a product or a service from a company that creates it.

Consumers are also blamed because they can vote for—or against—laws and policies that prevent companies from creating environmental problems in the first place.

Although companies have the power to change their practices by making a different choice, in most cases, companies choose to create products consumers will buy, regardless of whether or not they cause environmental problems.

Thus, citizens and consumers are often blamed for environmental problems because they do not adequately . . .

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