Often we find the question about how you can positively influence our behavior in the environment; concerned about our planet and how to help reduce the main problems affecting, we decided to buy products that claim to be sustainable, that is(that is to say) which they are towards the environment but, You really are? The next time you find yourself in front of a product or food that has a label of "sustainable" product and not know if I buy it or not, cuestiónalo on some aspects.

But first we must be clear about what we talked about in our previous blog - If you have not read we recommend that you do, so that together we can better understand this topic – Sustainability is fulfilled, when a product from pre production is targeting not only as this will unfold on the planet and to be once it finishes its cycle duration, It is also concerned about the quality of life of people who make them while employment is generated.

So, how to know if we are contributing to sustainability while buy a certain item?, it is essential to look at the price, Is it accessible to all socio-economic strata? If the answer is No, better leave it there and go on your way. We can find a variety of products claiming to be created with recyclable materials, but that has to keep pace with its price, because not all sustainable products have to be expensive, but not like making a change when it can be bought for a lot of citizens; electric cars, They are a solution to the pollution problems generated by a conventional auto, but how many can afford to buy one.

Note the product labels, if too many compositions have long (foods), They are colossal (appliances or vehicles), It has a caution for toxicity (cleaning items) or bring no proof Product, es una indicación clara que aquello que pensabas comprar no es lo que aparentan y no contribuyen al medio ambiente, remember, that label startle the word "bio", “eco”, "Organic" does not make them automatically sustainable. One of the signs by which we can trust when buying a product, is the absence of chemical additives in food, few ingredients in their preparation, Simplicity in design, freshness and saleability bulk.

Things we consume, we buy, items which we appropriate can be 100% sustainable, but it depends on us, use and how the handle. Our unmeasured way to buy, our performance against that product, as we get rid of the, It is what makes change.

All contribute our grain of sand, sustainable living is part of an identity we choose and decided to keep with ours and our surroundings.

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