8 Practical Steps to Fight Planned Obsolescence

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Planned obsolescence is a two dollar name for the act of deliberately building products not to last. Rather than creating something that we can use for as long as possible, companies make decisions that shorten an item’s life. This is often a strategic decision that turns a one-time customer into a repeat buyer. Some of us are deeply bothered by this. We miss having the option to use the same TV for ten or twenty years. Then there are those of us who don’t particularly mind, for tech advances so rapidly now that we only want to keep a purchase…

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