Supporting the green economy is more than being informed—it’s about following through and “voting with your dollar” as we call it. Where you shop and what you buy when you do sends a message to business owners. And it helps sustainable businesses stay afloat in a deal-driven market. Here are our favorite sustainable shopping tips.
This gift guide includes our favorite green gift products, and the companies behind them are committed to environmental and humanitarian missions. Skip the crowds at the store, and shop green for everyone on your list.
For the Fashionable:
Fair trade jewelry from Coco Loco is crafted with the… By Green America
Gary Oldham’s family had been farming cotton in Texas for over 100 years, and in 1992, his farms were officially certified organic. At the time, the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) had just launched their organic certification program, and few people had even heard of organic cotton.
“I didn… By Aditi Fruitwala
Some everyday products contribute to unnecessary environmental harm such as plastic waste and habitat destruction. Thankfully, there are alternatives that allow consumers to use their pocket power in a way that benefits our environment. By Green America
Smuckers removes GMOs and high fructose corn syrup from Uncrustables, its very popular peanut butter and jelly product for kids.
Green America's GMO Inside campaign has mobilized tens of thousands of consumers to ask Smuckers to remove GMOs from its products.
The EPA has a legal and moral obligation to protect farmworkers, children and communities. We are going to do everything in our power to hold them accountable. Join us in continuing the fight by telling the EPA to ban organophosphates.
Guest post from Casper Ohm of Water-Pollution.org.uk, an outlet intended to raise awareness of the alarming levels of water pollution in our planet’s oceans.
With 1 million extra tons of trash per week being thrown away by Americans around…
Though nobody likes having tough conversations around the Thanksgiving table, we at Green America think that having family and friends over is a great time to talk about sustainable Thanksgiving food. These dishes can spark conversations about…
Last June, Amazon.com Inc. purchased Whole Foods Market Inc. for $13.7 billion. This was one of the most widely talked about mergers of 2017 because of the possible impacts it could have on the grocery industry. Since then, Whole Foods has undergone…