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In this issue...
PAGE 4: Vital Wind Tax Credit Set to Expire Again
PAGE 5: MA Introduces Fossil-Fuel Divestment Bill
PAGE 6: Three Ethical Apparel Heroes
PAGE 8: Apps to Make Budgeting a Snap
PAGE 10: GMO Inside Gives General Mills an "F"
PAGE 11: Take Charge of Your Credit Card
PAGE 12:Mission in a Bottle: The Honest Tea Story
PAGE 13: The Big Green Tipping Point
PAGE 15: Walmart & Target: Not Off the Hook
PAGE 16: By the Numbers
PAGE 19: How Green Americans Create Tipping Points
PAGE 20: A Green Tipping Point in Action: How it Works
PAGE 22: Here's to a Green New Year

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November/December 2013
It's Getting Greener

Greener"Green" practices have spread from a few innovators to the business mainstream. Major shifts toward sustainability are not only possible -- they're happening. Are we reaching a "green-economy tipping point"?

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Featured Articles:

By the Numbers
We see green-economy expansion in the growth of green certifications, industry associations, and more. Read more »

How Green Americans Create Tipping Points
We focus our campaigns on hitting irresponsible corporations from multiple angles. Read more »

A Green Tipping Point in Action
Here's an insider's look at how Green America leverages your voice for green tipping points, in this case with our Cheerios campaign.
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Check out previous articles from the Green American
in 2013:

Responsible Credit Cards
If you use credit cards, consider a card from a community investing bank or credit union. Read more »

10 Ways to Join the Sharing Economy
What if you could get what you need for free and make some really great friends in the process? Read more »

How Green Businesses Lift Up Vulnerable Workers
Stories of business models that empower traditionally disenfranchised populations. Read more »

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