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It's In Our Hands

July 22, 2017

Join with national aquariums for the In Our Hands campaign. Change three simple habits everyday to reduce ocean and freshwater pollution that harms wildlife. “Plastic is now found in almost every marine habitat on Earth, and we’re producing more than we can sustainably manage.”

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Take Action for the Earth

April 22, 2017

Happy Earth Day! Each year, the struggle to protect our planet against threats to harm its beauty seems to grow larger each year. At The Good Buy, we're doing our best to help people lead more sustainable lives. Here's our list of the changes everyone can make that lead to a big difference for the planet.

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Composting 101: Part One

April 18, 2017

Sometimes things seem way more mysterious and difficult than they really are. Composting is one of them. This Earth Week, we'll take a look at this one act that can make a big difference for waste savings and greener gardens. 

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Get Equipped for Spring Cleaning

April 06, 2017

Get tough on grime, but go gentle on the earth with our natural, non-toxic cleaning product line. In no time, you'll have a clean home and a green home.

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Get to know B Corps

March 28, 2017

Find out what B Corps are and why this structure is so good for business. When companies consider not only their bottom line, but also their employees, community, and the environment, we all win.

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Materials Matter

February 28, 2017

Let's talk about the environmental impact of our collective closets. Here’s a run-down of some the materials you'll encounter in our apparel offerings, followed by a bit about why we think they’re such good choices and which pieces you’ll find each fabric in.


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Holiday Gift Guide

December 01, 2016

Looking for the perfect gift for someone on your list? We've got plenty ideas that will bring a smile to your recipient's face. Browse our Holiday Catalog for the stories behind the goods and our Holiday Gift Guide for a dozen of our favorite picks!

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Gather Friends and Family

November 12, 2016

You’ll be hosting and guesting at parties during the upcoming weeks and we’ve got a few suggestions to make your life a little easier, while still respecting your commitment to sustainability. Keep all of the fun in the season, but none of the waste.

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Good Buys on Fall Apparel

October 22, 2016

United By Blue makes some of the world’s most sustainable clothes—and gorgeous ones for Fall layering. Get 10% off the collection for a limited time this week only!

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It's In the Bag!

September 24, 2016

With many towns and municipalities considering single-use plastic bag bans like our hometown of Cambridge, Mass., you'll want to make sure you have plenty of reusables on hand. See what makes our line of ChicoBags so good.

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Roll Out the Welcome Mat

September 17, 2016

With Autumn travel and the upcoming holiday season, it’s time to get your home ready for your favorite visitors. Here are some suggestions for hosting friends and family.

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4 Philanthropic Orgs You Should Know About

September 07, 2016

Learn about our nearly 40 amazing partnerships, those organizations we work with who continually impress us with their dedication to our environment, our workers, and our shared humanity.

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Hello from The Good Buy Intern!

September 02, 2016

This guest blog post is written by Elana, the first official intern for the Good Buy! She reflects on her experience learning about how conscious consumers connect to economic and environmental justice.

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Get Packing!

August 30, 2016

The kids are going back to school, vacations are over, and the office feels a little busier. Going back to a routine can be good sometimes, but can also put you in a rut. Take the boring our of packing lunches every day with these essentials.

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Go to the Head of the Class

August 15, 2016

We can take some of the guesswork out of what to put in their backpacks to help out with the first day jitters (along with that "top secret" note you'll tuck in their lunch). Keep your students in sustainable style!

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Visualize Change!

June 06, 2016

Worldwide, an estimated 285 million people (including 19 million children) are visually impaired, and 80% of all visual impairment can be prevented or cured. You can make a difference in those numbers with purchases from Blue Planet Eyewear.

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Adventure Bound!

May 27, 2016

Planning a journey or two this summer to someplace new? Be sure to hit the road with this essential sustainable gear, made by our global network of artisans. 

 

 

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Get Ready to Grow Your Garden

May 20, 2016

Is there anything better than getting your hands in the dirt and connecting with the earth? Check out our curated collection of gardening products and tools to help you along the path to sustainability.

 

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BYO (Bring Your Own)!

April 16, 2016

This Earth Day, we’re asking our friends to
 make three simple changes in their daily habits starting today. Are you ready to get closer to zero waste in your life?

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Greening Your Spring Cleaning

April 09, 2016 1 Comment

Products made from materials that come from the earth can have long, functional, and beautifully designed lives — and can return to where they came from, rather than collecting in a landfill.

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Spring Fashion Collection

April 02, 2016

The clothes in our closets: how earth-friendly are they? Usually, the answer turns out to be: not much. United By Blue's spring collection aims to change that. Learn more about how they're bringing serious sustainability to their fashions.

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Get Packing!

January 16, 2016

Yeah, we’re all on the same bandwagon: back to the gym and trying to make healthier choices after the wreckage that the holidays brought. Here are a few cool ideas to help you feel even better about what you’re packing for lunch!

 

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Winter Warmth!

January 11, 2016

Colder weather has arrived, and it's time to break out the winter survival supplies. From food to apparel, we've got a few things to keep you warm and toasty, inside and out!

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United By Blue Philosophy

January 08, 2016

United By Blue thinks seriously about watershed sustainability, right down to the materials that go into making their fashion-forward apparel and beautiful handbags and accessories. Learn more about their guiding philosophy for business.

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