The Pandemic is Driving People to Sustainable Products, But Brands Keep Exaggerating Their Claims
As companies try to cut down on costs to boost economic recovery, they are more likely to indulge in “greenwashing”.
Climate Activism Will Have 'Terrible Consequences,' Warn Richest People Alive
H&M CEO Karl-Johan Persson’s false dichotomy between fighting global poverty and cutting global emissions is a familiar trick.
Have No Shame in Your Product Return Game
There’s nothing wrong with returning a used item if you’re not happy with it.
The holidays can be as merciless with your bank account as an army of White Walkers, but the season doesn’t have to
Walmart Wants to Create an Army of Self-Driving Shopping Carts
While pushing shopping carts is probably one of the only forms of exercise that sedentary, consumerist Americans engage in on a regular basis, the time may have come to let machines undertake even this minimally demanding task.
Here Are the Cheapest Days of the Week for You to Buy Beer and Wine
By looking at 50 million receipts from retail stores, restaurants, and bars, the number-crunchers behind shopper-rewards app Ibotta were able to put together a thorough analysis of price fluctuations for beer and wine.
Britain’s Love of Takeaways Is Creating More Food Waste
According to new research from the University of Sheffield, Britain’s increasing reliance on convenience food means more being sent to landfill.
Paper Napkins Are Dying a Slow Death Thanks to Millennials
While a big, absorbent roll of tissue may not be the most aesthetically pleasing accoutrement on your dinner table, it seems to be the main choice among consumers who see buying flimsier paper napkins as redundant.
There's More Alcohol in Wine Than Labels Suggest
According to new research published in the Journal of Wine Economics, there is more alcohol in wine than what producers are letting on.
Half of America’s Seafood Goes To Waste
Every year, 2.3 billion pounds of edible seafood go to waste and consumers are the main culprits.
This Italian Restaurant Charged a Family Because Their Child Ruined a Tablecloth
The Roman family was appalled to find that their daughter's tablecloth drawings ended up costing them an extra 16 euro.
Who’s Putting Needles in Canada’s Potatoes?
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board is offering $50,000 to anyone who can tell them who the hell keeps putting sewing needles in the potatoes from local farms.