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Question: TMA 03 Part 1 – Essay Plan

TMA 03 Part 2 - Describe the argument that a consumer society creates waste.

Answer: Part 1 – Essay Plan
Introduction -
This assignment requires me to describe aspects of the argument that a consumer society creates waste. To begin with I need to establish the meaning of the terms ‘consumer society’ and ‘waste’. I will define the idea of consumer society. Next, I will define the three key meanings of waste which are pertinent to this argument.
Main Body -
Paragraph 1 will look at the first definition of waste as unwanted/unusable material. I will look at rising levels of household waste using figures from a DEFRA study and WRAP statistics.
Paragraph 2 will introduce supermarket involvement in the increase in consumption by looking at Kantar’s study. It will look at the creation of direct and indirect waste using Tesco’s own study figures. This then leads into the third definition of waste as the gradual decline of the high street and independent shop...(short extract)

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  • Subject: Social science
  • Course: DD102 Introducing the social sciences
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1304
  • Date submitted: March 07, 2019
  • Date written: January, 2019
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8622

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