I don’t watch much television on commercial channels these days, but every once in a while there is something that my wife and I will tune into. The Great British … Continue reading How advertising normalises over-consumption
Riders on the Storm: The Climate Crisis and the Survival of Being is the new book from Alastair McIntosh, Quaker author and activist. The book provides an overview of the … Continue reading Consumerism and the cycles of grace
At Joy in Enough, we have tended to take a dim view of consumerism – the pursuit of identity and satisfaction through material goods. It is a driver of environmental … Continue reading When consumerism is a force for good
There appears to be a widespread consensus that many consumer goods do not last as long as in the past. Tim Cooper investigates throwaway culture and how we can encourage longevity.
The fashion industry has accelerated in recent years. There was a time when clothing brands had seasonal ranges, and launched new products three or four times a year. Some high … Continue reading How can clothing companies encourage re-use?