Who Did You Interview?

  • Mishika

Demographics That Might Provide Helpful Context for Their Responses

  • Undergraduate at Stanford
  • Ex-Vegan
  • Woman of Color

Key Findings from the Interview

  • Sustainability
    • not only environmental but also social
    • composts/electric car/public transport
    • Believes people need to be more empathetic and accountable for their actions and society as a whole
  • Economic decisions
    • mostly a background thought — not a prime consideration
  • Challenges
    • disbelieving in impact/responsibility
    • Have bigger things to worry about — thinking about their own lives
      • Sustainable products will only take off when they are better for the selfish people regardless of sustainability
    • Laziness — not wanting to take action
  • Sustainable product
    • best quality/price
    • every part of supply chain needs to be sustainable
    • Governments need to enforce on corporations rather than people
  • Landfills
    • people take space for granted — run out of room to put space bc of overconsumption
    • solution — launch trash into space if it doesn’t cause problems
    • tax corporations to prevent overconsumption