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Buying in Bulk Just Saved Me $20!



Given how jittery the economy is, it's easy to get the jitters yourself when it comes to going green. Isn't it great to know, then, that choosing the greenest option when you shop can actually be the most economical way to shop, too?  This was brought home to me in spades this morning, when I […]

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“One in a Million” Mom Shifts $1,000 to Greener Food, Bedding, Biking



Thousands of women have joined the "One in a Million" campaign. Participating couldn’t be easier. They simply pledge to  shift $1,000 of their annual household budget to products and services that offer the greatest environmental benefits. That doesn’t mean spend MORE money. It means spend money differently to make a difference. Deborah H. from Nashville, […]

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Going Back to School? Go Green To Save Hundreds of Dollars



Parents can save oodles of money by taking an "eco cheap" approach to back-to-school shopping. Where to start? * Ignore the huge supply lists that come home in kids’ backpacks. Over at the blog Green Talk, "Thrifty is the New Green for Back to School Supplies" reminds parents to check their "voluminous" stashes of pens, […]

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Check out Maggie’s Organic for Back-to-School Fashions



Even after you’ve cut your shopping budget to the bone, you may still need to get a few things to cover your kids as they head off to school. If so, take a look at Maggie’s Organics. The company integrates certified organic cotton or wool in all its products and manufactures according to fair trade […]

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