Major online retailers are alluring, with perks like two-day shipping, the option to try on at home before paying, and the convenience of shopping in your pajamas. The problem is, these conveniences come at a cost to individuals, communities, and the environment. But there’s good news: There is something you can do about it, and you have more control than you think.
Traditional voting—with your ballot—is as important as ever, but there’s tremendous power in deciding where and how you spend your money. Shopping with a conscience is one way to make small choices that add up to big changes.
Shopping locally is the best way to support your community. The
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