The economy might be in a downturn, but according to the 2009 Cone Consumer Environmental Survey, that’s not stopping people from buying green. Despite the recession, Americans are still interested not only in continuing their environmental shopping habits, but also expect that companies maintain and expand their environmental commitments.
The survey, which was conducted by the Opinion Research Corporation over two days at the end of January and questioned 1087 Americans 18 years and older from across the nation, found that:
Environmental purchasing is not just a passing trend. It’s here to stay.