27 Apr '12, 3am

Fostering Sustainable Behavior | Care2 Causes

Fostering Sustainable Behavior | Care2 Causes

The relationship between the environment and human psychology is age-old, yet encouraging populations to alter their behavior to become “green” is another challenge altogether. To address this challenge, the field of ecopsychology is increasing in relevance and demand, not only in universities, but in business and popular culture. The term “sustainability” in many ways echoes ecopsychology and is commonly used today as a tool to relate to, acknowledge and ultimately mitigate, climate change. But what does it actually mean? Oftentimes, it comes down to marketing. Many businesses and universities now have a sustainability coordinator on staff to help manage recycling and compost programs and “sustainability” pops up on many present-day products from food to laundry detergent. Sustainability often addresses the need to mitigate climate change while ultimately maintaining our ...

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