Schools may preach environment sustainability, but students end up wasting more

And we thought that the solutions to cleaning up the environment are to switch off the lights and turn off the taps after use. Not forgetting planting shrubs and trees in the neighbourhood.

Perhaps the point is missed. Consider the high rate of replacement of clothes, shoes. Iphones? The root of the threat to the environment is material consumerism, perpetuated in schools.

A stark irony: alongside a brief touch on the need to save energy etc in schools, generations of students are educated to consume without limits; it is good for economic growth.

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