Adhesives Blog


ASI E-News Poll Results 10/26/10

October 28, 2010
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
As a consumer, are you willing to pay more for “green” products? See what our E-News readers said and leave your comments.

As a consumer, are you willing to pay more for “green” products?

Yes: 14%

No: 50%

Sometimes: 36%

 

Comments

“Green products should be equal or less than non green products.”

 

There will be an eventual conversion to sustainable materials as time goes on, making only the "green" product available. I will wait for this process to run its course.”

 

“Depends on the product and the end use.”

 

“’Green’ products often have much more waste, labor cost, and energy requirements than “non-green” products. The world would starve if all products, including food, were ‘green’.”

 

“Only if “carbon footprint” info is included with benefit of switching.”

 

Most green products are a scam. For example, compact fluorescent light bulbs and LED lights are sold as green products. They are not green. Compact fluorescent light bulbs are made with mercury and LED light bulbs are made with Gallium arsenide.”

 

“Slightly more for a green product is acceptable.”

 

“As long as they are significantly green.”

 

“Only if it's based on raw materials that I am selling.”

 

“I feel it's a scheme to make consumers spend more money. We should look in our cupboards at home...recycle ourselves, and use natural products for cleaning...which costs much less.”

 

“Pricing for “green products” still need to be competitive, then I'll buy them.”

 

“If the product can't stand on its' own, green or otherwise, we won't buy it. Green products that we have observed are just old products in a new package with a new name and a higher price.”

 

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

In-Depth Features

These articles detail advantages and innovations for multiple end uses.

Podcasts

ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

More Podcasts

THE MAGAZINE

Adhesives & Sealants Industry Magazine

ASI April 2014 cover

2014 April

Our April issue focuses on pressure-sensitive adhesives, including a preview of PSTC's 2014 Tape Summit, as well as converting/packaging and composites!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

THE ADHESIVES STORE

handbook-sealant-tech.gif
Handbook of Sealant Technology

The Handbook of Sealant Technology provides an in-depth examination of sealants, reviewing their historical developments and fundamentals, adhesion theories and properties, and today’s wide range of applications.

More Products

asi1211p_Cover-DE.gifASI's Buyers' Guide

Annual purchasing resource for equipment used in the manufacture/formulation of adhesives, sealants, pressure sensitives, tapes and labels and for application of finished adhesives. 

Clear Seas Research

With access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40px twitter_40  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40