Ethical shopping: What stops you buying environmental and ethical products?

Published 20 May 2016

Do you buy environmentally friendly products? If not, what stops you?Research at the University of Tasmania is looking into why many people say they want to buy environmental products but do not follow through.Associate Professor Martin Grimmer from the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics said his main interest was looking at why people do things the way they do."Why is it, for example, that we lead lifestyles that are well beyond our actual means?" Professor Grimmer said."It's fascinating why an individual or why a household would consume beyond what they can actually afford."For the full story visit