Browsing the "shopping" Tag

Buying Second-Hand Online: Better for your Wallet & the Planet

August 19th, 2013 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Buying second-hand products as a means to saving money and resources is kind of a no-brainer: gently used items will always cost you less, and you're making more efficient use of the materials and energy that went into creating them. Taking your thrift shopping online expands the possibilities of finding just the right thing


5 Green Shopping Tools

December 6th, 2012 | by Ann Smarty

Not ready to green every aspect of your life? Your choices as a consumer make for a relatively painless way to start living more responsibly... and these five online tools can help you do it


Why Buy Local? Why Not? [Infographic]

November 21st, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

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


Why I Love Flea Markets

September 9th, 2010 | by ziggy

Reduce, reuse, recycle. How many times have you heard that one? Whatever the case, one of my favorite ways to



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