Author: Layla Razek

Layla Razek - Layla is a contributor at the Sundial Journal. She enjoys graphic design, cooking and exploring her hometown of Montreal. She is currently studying Biology and Political Science at McGill. You can find her at @layla_razl.
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Can’t buy me sustainability (sung to the tune of ‘can’t buy me love’)

I once accidentally bought organic cabbage. As a student on a budget, I was shocked at the checkout, and then ashamed at my reaction. Was it not my responsibility to be environmentally conscious first, cheap college student later? But buying organic was a world apart, and in mine we walked around the grocery store hunting for the lowest price. Cabbage for $1 was a steal, organic cabbage for $5 was a luxury.