The 14th edition of the European Consumer Day will be held in Copenhagen on 15 March 2012 and will focus on sustainable consumption. Sustainable consumption implies the use of goods and services that respond to basic needs and bring a better quality of life without jeopardising the needs of future generations. Issues to be discussed at the European Consumer Day 2012 are therefore very relevant. The current financial crisis plays a role in sustainable consumption patterns as new needs have appeared and new ways of buying have emerged.
Keep your dog on a lead if it is likely to run off and disturb wildlife.
In particular, be careful of nesting birds in early spring and early summer, and roosting or feeding birds in winter. If you have a dog, keep this in mind when you're taking it for a walk!
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