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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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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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Sustainable Seafood is Coming to a Supermarket Near You



  Consumer demand for seafood has been depleting fish and shrimp populations for decades. The Marine Stewardship Council has helped protect marine animal populations by creating standards retailers and consumers can follow to choose wild-caught fish from better-managed fisheries. Wal-Mart and Whole Foods are among the retailers that sell MSC-Certified seafood. "Farming" fish and shrimp […]

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Manufacturers Must Tell Consumers to Buy 20% Less; Sustainable Certification Key



[PRESS RELEASE - 6/3/08] MONTEREY, CA — Best-selling author and international environmental lifestyle expert Diane MacEachern today said that manufacturers that aspire to be green must start telling their customers to consume 20% less. MacEachern also said that companies must certify the entire environmental lifecycle of their products and services if they are to be […]

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