Eco-bling has a funny ring to it until you realise that it is said with disdain, disgust and is intended to send environmental initiatives down the drain.

The term sometimes arises in meetings, often from construction and engineering professionals, in reference to infrastructure and environmental initiatives that look good, but are not particularly useful, effective, or necessary. To label something ‘eco-bling’ is to disregard it; it means it’s all show and no function, implying that it was a waste of money.

There are three reasons to present infrastructure and environmental initiatives:

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by Rob Catchlove | SOURCEABLE