22 Apr '12, 1pm

Green Blog: That Special Day: Bah, Humbug?: A reporter laments the avalanche of "green" Earth Day promotions tha...

When I was growing up in the suburbs of New York, our first local Earth Day was organized around a drive to a town field where families were urged to dump items from their basements for recycling rather than tossing them in the trash. Hmmm. Recycling. It was an eye-opening concept for a kid in 1970. But as an environmental reporter, I have come to dread the Earth Day avalanche of deals and promotions that arrive via e-mail or (worse, environmentally speaking) in my office or home mailbox. Like Valentine’s Day, Earth Day has become a colossal marketing opportunity – a paradoxical way to promote consumption, sell stuff. In fact, Earth Day is such a good sales hook that some stores, like Target, have expanded Earth Day into Earth Month . There isn’t time to give you a full rundown of the Earth Day shopping opportunities I was alerted to this past week. Suffice to say that the...

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