Sustainable Consumption: Definition and Complexities

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Which of the following is NOT an example of sustainable consumption?

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1. Why is there a lack of enthusiasm from consumers for sustainable consumption?

2. Why are consumption patterns in most industrialized and developed nations considered unsustainable?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Taking a look at how to ensure the livelihoods of the next generation, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of the elements of sustainable consumption. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include identifying the best description of sustainable consumption as well as knowing an example of such sustainable consumption.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Definition of sustainable consumption
  • Type(s) of sustainable consumption
  • Characteristic of sustainable consumption
  • Why sustainable consumption isn't as popular as it should be
  • Why current consumption trends are unsustainable

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding why our current consumption is unsustainable and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related sustainable consumption lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about a characteristic of sustainable consumption

Additional Learning

To learn more about doing more and better with less, review the corresponding lesson called Sustainable Consumption: Definition & Complexities. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand what sustainable consumption is
  • Describe how to minimize damage to the environment
  • Identify the complexities involved in this consumption management
  • Explain how the goals of economic growth might conflict with the principle
  • Appreciate the benefits to our world from having achieved a sustainable consumption level
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