At its General Assembly held on November 14 in Paris, Copacel invited three researchers to reflect on changes in consumption patterns and their impacts on industrial companies. Aurée Salmon-Legagneur (Credoc) has explained the major trends in consumption patterns by age. Organic food and the search for a quality diet are on the rise. For her part, Catherine Hill, epidemiologist, delivered her opinion on the consumer’s view of chemicals, a complex and sometimes anxious topic. However, it is the dose that makes the poison ! Finally, Martin Souchal (EcoInfo – CNRS) detailed the environmental impacts of digital technologies. If information and communication technologies (ICT) currently generate only 4% of global greenhouse gas emissions, the 8% mark should be crossed in 2025. Report in the December 2019-January 2020 issue of the magazine “La Papeterie”.