I logged in to upvote this comment. Our economy is based on buying material stuff and rejecting it the next year because it's not new and improved. I live in this rich lavish culture and make modest attempts to reduce my impact on this planet.
Think locally ,act globally is a gesture aimed at the individual making better choices . I believe collectively we all need to reduce our consumption of goods, ask for less packaging Most importantly Ride your Bike! If it's old it will still put a smile on your face.