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  • noun Plural form of overconsumer.


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  • By the way, my previous cable internet provider did something like you propose - they'd contact "overconsumers" and "work something out", but that usually meant guilting or bullying them into more expensive subscriptions.

    Stormy's Corner

  • Because it's a little bit ugly to be overconsumers.

    CNN Transcript Apr 30, 2009

  • I think we can be healthy consumers and keep the economy going without being overconsumers and getting back into this mess again.

    CNN Transcript Apr 30, 2009

  • Brundtland is excellent on three of the four necessary conditions for sustainability: first, producing more with less (e.g., conservation, efficiency, technological improvements, and recycling); second, reducing the population explosion; and third, redistribution from overconsumers to the poor.

    An Introduction to Ecological Economics~ Chapter 1


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