Not as Good as They Used to Be…

I am not that old yet, but I find myself frequently noting that products are just not made as well as they used to be. Everything from appliances to clothing just don’t seem as durable.

Well, turns out that this is purposeful. Planned obsolescence. Things are intentionally made to fail sooner so that we will have to replace them more often. How frustrating…and how ungreen!

Here’s an article highlighting 8 such products.

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