26 Apr '13, 2pm

Reading: New blog - It doesn’t cost the earth by @SkanskaUKplc

Buying things is all about making choices, working out whether what you need is the same as what you want and balancing this with the money that you are prepared to spend. Even for everyday purchases like groceries the choices can be complicated. Organic, fair trade, food miles, seasonal, the amount of packaging and provenance are all things that come to mind before packing it all up in our bag for life. For some, these things are important and for others it is keeping to the budget that matters more. It gets more complicated as the cost of the item increases. Servicing requirements, insurance, road tax, depreciation and those added extras like metallic paint are all considerations to be made. But with stubbornly high fuel prices, a car’s efficiency tops the list of concerns. The question is how do greener products affect how much cash you have in your purse? Do your biode...

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/opinion/it-doesn%25E2%2580%2599t-cos...

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