Black Friday Bargains? The True cost of Consumerism

Every year, Black Friday, the highpoint of the consumerist calendar, brings us scenes of shoppers falling over each other in a scramble for cheap deals.  But does it have to be like this? How ads drive consumerism Black Friday, and its companion Cyber Monday, encourages us to buy more stuff, particularly clothes and electronics.  But…Continue reading Black Friday Bargains? The True cost of Consumerism

A digital ad screen in a bus shelter.

The electricity cost of digital adverts

Adblock Bristol have been researching the energy waste associated with digital advertising developments. digital Bus stop “6 sheet” adverts After an application to install a double-sided digital advert screen in Central Bristol, we discovered that the unit would use more electricity to power for a full year than 4 homes! Not only is this development…Continue reading The electricity cost of digital adverts