19 Apr '11, 5pm

Earth Day Is Not A Holiday For Shopping

Earth Day Is Not A Holiday For Shopping

Starting every year around April 1, I start getting PR emails from companies wanting me to pitch their products in time for Earth Day, coming up on April 22. Last year I listed 7 Examples Of What Earth Day Isn’t About , and this year the hits keep coming. From “eco” trips requiring around-the-world flights to battery-powered candles to the Utah Board of Oil, Gas, & Mining Earth Day Awards (PDF), Earth Day has become a prime example of the corporate hijacking of a worldwide event which was started with only good intentions. It has become an annual event on par with Black Friday and Christmas, designed to sell and promote as much junk consumerism as possible all in the name of profits. Earth Day is now synonymous with the phrase “Celebrate the Earth by buying…,” as that is the single most common phrase that shows up at least 15 times a day in my email inbox from marketers; a...

Full article: http://www.thegoodhuman.com/2011/04/19/earth-day-is-not-a...

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