EC urges consumers to buy sustainably
The European Commission (EC) has launched a campaign to encourage the public to consider the environmental impacts of their shopping habits.The “Generation Awake” campaign forms part of the bloc’s approach to improving resource efficiency and aims to get Europeans to “consume differently” by making them aware of the scarcity of resources
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