Description:Ã‚Â The Olympic committee’s $1.8 billion budget includes medals made from recycled circuit boards and a sustainable skating ring.
Source: CNNMoney Ã¢â‚¬â€œ video report
Questions for discussion:Ã‚Â
- Do you believe these efforts to promote Ã¢â‚¬Å“green-thinkingÃ¢â‚¬Â at the Vancouver Olympic Games will be successful in creating greater consumer awareness and interest? Explain your thinking.
- Besides encouraging the greater use of eco-friendly consumer products, what other benefits do these companies gain by publicizing them at the Olympics?