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Sustainability is about ecology, economy and equity.- Ralph Bicknese


The Sustainable Vote


As election week is just around the corner, many of us have probably received our ballots in the mail, but did you ever stop to consider voting because of sustainability? Most of us vote on social issues, or related to how a candidate thinks economically, but the truth is that we can exercise our love for sustainability just by voting at all. Thinking critically about the future and the candidates we choose to make decisions for our future, is being socially sustainable. We can participate in social equality by voting and encouraging others to vote as well.

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http://storyofstuff.org/movies/story-of-change/

Our neglect of the incredible opportunity we have to vote is often due to it being in the shadow of the power we feel as consumers. Continue reading