17 Aug '11, 2pm

Do You Have a Personal Green Stimulus Plan?

Do You Have a Personal Green Stimulus Plan?

Put your money where your mouth is: Try to avoid cutting back on areas of your budget that you feel the strongest about. Keep shopping at the farmers market; support your local bike shop, keep saving for those energy efficiency improvements; and allow yourself that Fair Trade, organic coffee you love so much. The good news is that some of these "indulgences" may cost less than conventional products anyway and, even if they don't, you get the added benefit of knowing your money is contributing to keeping the businesses you cherish viable. You might even consider setting a personal goal—spending XX% more of your budget locally, or transferring some of the gas money you've been saving into a fund for green home improvements. With some research showing ethical consumerism bucking the recession , there are tantalizing signs that people are continuing to spend where they believe...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/08/personal-green-st...

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