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Published on November 21st, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

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Why Buy Local? Why Not? [Infographic]

Feeling the need to do some holiday shopping over the next few days? No doubt, some will find Black Friday (or, shoot, Black Thursday now) deals too tempting to resist. But if you can wait a day, and focus your buying on small, local businesses on Small Business Saturday, you’ll avoid a lot of environmental impact, and do more good for your local economy.

Don’t believe me? That’s fine… take a look at this infographic created by the folks at eLocal (click on the image for a larger version).

Why Buy Local Infographic
Source: eLocal.com



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Jeff McIntire-Strasburg is the founder and editor of sustainablog. You can keep up with all of his writing at Facebook, and at



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