Who Did You Interview?

  • Haley

Demographics That Might Provide Helpful Context for Their Responses

  • University Student at Stanford
  • Works at Rivian
  • From Utah

Key Findings from the Interview

  • Sustainable
    • Electric car company - big on sustainability
      • Recycled car materials from old cars rather than making new steel
  • Economic
    • father is a green marketing professor — big history with sustainability
    • lives in a passive solar powered geothermal heated home
    • Only drives electric cars/only electric stoves/fireplaces
    • Second hand clothing
  • Challenges
    • Misconception that recycled products are inferior
      • need to normalize using recycled materials
    • Wants to use mason jars instead of plastic bags
  • Sustainable products
    • Uses recycled materials that are non toxic materials
    • Circular economies — one man’s trash is another man’s treasure
  • Landfills
    • issue is volume — up to corporations into reducing packaging (stop using single use plastics and use more glass and cardboard
    • Also simplify packaging and sourcing local goods