nonconsumption

nonconsumption

(ˌnɒnkənˈsʌmpʃən)
n
1. (Cookery) the refusal to consume certain foods
2. (Commerce) the refusal to purchase or consume certain resources, products, or services
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We believe that although receptiveness to green advertising and following through with the actions proposed in these advertisements can be considered as engaging in environmentally friendly behavior, this is not equivalent to engaging in nonconsumption behavior, the sole purpose of which is to help reduce manmade environmental damage (e.
The reasons for the nonconsumption as a single dose remained the same compared to earlier evaluation study reports in the same district in 2008.
While the first statement invokes a reflective judgment of the importance of public service in general, the second requires a concrete assessment with which many may have felt uneasy due to nonconsumption of SRG programs.
If nobody employs the goods--the nonconsumption of which brought about the additional saving--for an expansion of his consumptive spending, they remain as in increment in the account of capital goods available, whatever their prices may be.
Moreover, in our understanding, anticonsumption is that special form of nonconsumption that exists as a deliberate reservation regarding consumerism or the general rejection of consumerism.
While this finding signaled a need for stronger and more politically active social policy, the impact statement conversely placed emphasis on nonconsumption, stating "this strongly indicates that a sizable proportion of anglers fish without the motivation of eating their catch.
A new-market disruptive innovation is often aimed at nonconsumption, whereas a lower-end disruptive innovation is aimed at mainstream customers who were ignored by established companies.
More nonconsumption based advertising is needed to present a balanced picture of the alternative ways consumers can satisfy their needs.
2009), but also as one of affirmative differentiation, helping individuals to constitute positive identities through nonconsumption.
74) As for cultural behaviour, fasting (ramadhan) and the nonconsumption of alcohol are the most shared characteristics.
But nonconsumption did not simply punish Britain; it also helped to shape the character of the nascent nation.