Tag Archives: purchasing power

Product Spotlight: Seventh Generation

One of the easiest ways to green our purchasing choices is to buy products made by Seventh Generation.  They make cleaning products, laundry detergent, trash bags, paper towels, napkins, tampons, and baby products.  According to The Better World Shopping Guide, … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning (Part 1)

Here on the East Coast, the weather is warming up, flowers are starting to bloom, and the days are getting longer.  Chances are that some of us are starting to think about spring cleaning!  Consciously choosing our cleaning products is … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Internet Makeover

1. Stop using Internet Explorer, Hotmail, and Bing.  (Again, because of The Better World Shopping Guide.) 2. Download Mozilla Firefox for free here or download Google Chrome for free here. 3. Set your default search engine to GoodSearch.  I absolutely … Continue reading

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Occupy Our Food Supply!

You eat, right? You realize that food does not magically appear on your grocery store shelves? Then, read this article, pay attention, and GET INVOLVED!

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The Makeover, part 1

Makeovers are a popular theme in today’s society, where a person is turned into a (hopefully) better version of themselves.  I’m going to propose a new twist on the makeover, using The Better World Shopping Guide as a guide.  Why?  Because … Continue reading

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Purchasing Power

One only needs to turn on the television, read the newspaper, or look at their Facebook newsfeed to know that there are a lot of disgruntled people in the United States.  Whether you’re angry because the President wants everyone to … Continue reading

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Introduction

With everything going on in the world, it seems that there is little cause to hope at times.  As Yeats wrote, “Things fall apart; the center cannot hold.”  The global economy is rapidly plummeting, at least in the Western hemisphere.  … Continue reading

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