And, pigs fly: Walmart CEO says, “Buy less.”

Via on Oct 24, 2008

“As people more and more embrace sustainability, they’re going to be less likely to look for a 4 dollar toaster for one year, they’ll think how long will that product last over their lifetime. By making better products, people will be able to pay a fair value for 10, 15 years. People who buy a better TV will live better because less money going out of their pockets.” ~ Lee Scott, CEO of WalMart.

Here’s the article, via Treehugger.

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One Response to “And, pigs fly: Walmart CEO says, “Buy less.””

  1. […] Wal-mart has made some strides of late—but oh we’ve got miles to go before they’re contributing to the US, […]

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