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4 Ways To Stop Turning Your Cash To Trash | Yoli Ouiya | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

Did you know that you are actually spending a lot of money on things that will eventually become trash? By purchasing items that are disposable, o...

Welcome to Rodale's

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.20.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

Hello, wonderful! Thank you for finding us and joining us on our journey to make the world better (and your life healthier). Big claim, I know. But w...

Shop With a Conscience This Holiday Season

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 02.14.2012 | Style
Lois Alter Mark

In this economy, when money is so tight, it's more important than ever to use your purchasing power wisely and support companies that embrace your own philosophies.

A Green Girl's Guide to Eco-Friendly Cyber Monday Shopping

Hillary Peterson | Posted 01.25.2012 | Green
Hillary Peterson

Ensure your Cyber Monday shopping is as eco-friendly as possible by following these tips.

10 Fabulous Finds in Maine

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

This year I found lots of amazing things in Maine that you might want to know about -- from stuff to buy to stuff to eat to places to go.

How To Shop At A Thrift Store | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Whether you're a cheap-chic pro like me who buys to resell at flea markets or just shopping for your own closet, America's far-flung network of charit...

I Have Enough Eco-Friendly Bags Now

Jessica Olien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jessica Olien

How many resources, I wondered, did it take to create all of these? And what if I got one with every purchase? How many real bags equal one plastic bag?

Corporations Inventing New Definitions For Local Shopping

Mother Nature Network | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

National chains and big-box stores are all jumping on board the "buy local" phenomenon, using the loose definition that visiting your local Starbucks ...

Online Organic Shopping Just Got Easier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Want the latest on organic sellers? Check out Etsy Organic, a team that brings together the organic sellers and promotes organic, sustainable living....

Black Friday versus Green Retailing

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

We all want good selection, good quality, and more and more, green goods at a good price. Somebody is bound to make it happen. And soon enough, hopefully, to make the next Black Friday a little greener.

Eco-Shopping Made Easy: Green Depot Opens in New York City

Dave Pinter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dave Pinter

Green Depot, a new retail concept aimed at making eco-conscious shopping easier, opened today in New York City. The 3,500 sq ft flagship store is consumer friendly, informative, and unique.

Green Shopping Still Increasing, But Consumers Want More Information

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green reports that people are buying as many or more green products now as they were before the economy, but that they still have questions ...

What To Do With Gift Cards To Non-Green Stores?

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Dear Umbra, I received a gift card this holiday season from a friend to a company which I generally avoid due to its subpar eco-practices. Since my f...

Spending Your Organic Food Dollars Wisely

Sloan Barnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sloan Barnett

What's keeping shoppers from purchasing organic food? Cost. No question. And who can blame them? But let's understand why and what we can do about it.

Good Guide Helps With Green Shopping

Maura Judkis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Maura Judkis

Without carbon labeling, it's hard for consumers to know which products make the eco-friendly grade and which don't (and some would argue it's difficu...

Back To School Shopping For Green Kids

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Aisles of back to school shopping are beginning to sprout up in stores nationwide, encouraging a level of consumerism that is not particularly green. ...

How To Green Your Grocery List

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It can be hard to focus on eating greener when the very staples you need cost more than usual. Fortunately, there's a veritable cornucopia of ways to ...

Green Shopping List For Incoming College Freshmen

St. Lawrence University | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Back-to-school time means Target, Lands End, Wal-Mart and other megastores will devote entire sections to helping freshmen furnish their college resid...

You Think You're Buying Green, But Are You?

New York Times | ERIC WILSON | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

LET us set aside the clichés about green fashion, ye cynical Kermits, and presume that everyone is now on board with saving the world by doing our ho...

Holiday Shoppers Willing To Pay More For "Green" Gifts

Fox Business | Kathryn Elizabeth Tuggle | Posted 11.29.2011 | Business

"Green" is a buzzword this season, as some gift-givers are opting to spread holiday cheer the eco-friendly way. According to a survey done by Conse...