A boycott is an act of voluntarily abstaining from using, buying, or dealing with a person, organization, or country as an expression of protest, usually for social or political reasons.
Buycotting or simply a “BUYcott” is the opposite of a “BOYcott”. As oppose to boycott, it is an active campaign to buy the products or services of a particular company or country. A buycott is supported by consumers who make a conscious effort to buy from companies whose environmental and social policies they support.
Sweatshop is a term for any working environment considered to be unacceptably difficult or dangerous. Sweatshop workers often work long hours for very low pay, regardless of laws mandating overtime pay or a minimum wage. Child labor laws may be violated. Sweatshops may have hazardous materials and situations. Employees may be subject to employer abuse without an easy way, if any, to protect themselves.
Organic foods are produced using methods of organic farming that do not involve modern synthetic inputs such as synthetic pesticides and chemical fertilizers. Organic foods are also not processed using irradiation, industrial solvents, or chemical food additives.