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Why I Believe in the Power of the Purse



This month's Green Moms Carnival topic is "I believe…" I am taking the opportunity to reiterate why I created Big Green Purse, a campaign to motivate women especially to channel their spending power into social and environmental change. It is because I believe… *  the fastest, most effective way to stop polluters is by pressuring them in […]

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Another “One in a Million” Shifts Spending to Used Car, Organic Make-up



The One in a Million campaign is inspiring thousands of women to shift $1,000 of their household budget to products and services that offer the greatest environmental benefit. Meet the latest "Millionaire":  Christine G. from Pittsburgh, PA shifted almost $5,000 in the following ways: *  Used Car – $4,700 *  Organic Makeup – $23.00 *  […]

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Greenzer.com makes shopping for sustainable products a little easier.



If you’ve been hankering to use your big green purse to buy green goods but haven’t been able to find the goods, Greenzer may be just what you’re looking for. The recently launched website lists over 15,000 products that have been evaluated based on specific green attributes and environmental certifications. You can browse, compare and […]

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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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