Sustainable Consumption from the Perspective of Environmental Ethics
- Shao-hua Zhou, Ping Fang
- Corresponding Author
- Shao-hua Zhou
Available Online August 2016.
- https://doi.org/10.2991/icassr-15.2016.1How to use a DOI?
- sustainable consumption, food waste, environment, environmental ethics
- Consumption is extremely important for our society and it is the foundation of human existence and development. It is not only an economic issue but also an important ethical issue. Nowadays there are some unhealthy phenomenon occurs in the consumption areas. Food waste, a prominent issue, is harmful for the society, resources, the environment and also people's health. It is contrary to the resource-saving and environment-friendly society. This paper focuses on food waste, and puts forward the concept of sustainable consumption. Practicing sustainable consumption in daily life can help to alleviate the severity of environmental problems, improve public health, and ensure the environment to have a sustainable development.
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TY - CONF AU - Shao-hua Zhou AU - Ping Fang PY - 2016/08 DA - 2016/08 TI - Sustainable Consumption from the Perspective of Environmental Ethics BT - 3d International Conference on Applied Social Science Research (ICASSR 2015) PB - Atlantis Press SN - 1951-6851 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icassr-15.2016.1 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icassr-15.2016.1 ID - Zhou2016/08 ER -