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Shop Your Way to a Better World: 6 Steps to Socially Responsible Shopping | Apartment Therapy

Apartment Therapy has a great post on shopping responsibly. The only step we would add is “Shop Reclaimed”. Otherwise they nailed it – go see.

Shop Your Way to a Better World: 6 Steps to Socially Responsible Shopping

Events like the recent disaster at a garment factory in Bangladesh, which killed more than a thousand workers, are a sobering reminder that in a global economy, the purchasing decisions you make can have an impact not just on your wallet, but on the lives of people all over the world. Here are a few suggestions to help you buy things that are not just good for your home, but good for the world we all live in.

Buying stuff that has been there all along is one of the best choices you can make for the environment and the world. It’s also a great way to save money, and pick up a unique piece that you won’t see in anyone else’s home.

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