{Business Tips} Etsy’s new policy and what it means to you

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Etsy announced a new policy change prohibiting sales of certain types of products on August 8th, 2012. According to the announcement, these are the items that are prohibited in its entirety: Tobacco and other smokeable products: We have long-prohibited the sale of tobacco on Etsy. We’ve added other smokeable products to the list. This includes, but is […]

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Eco-Friendly Back to School Supplies from Eco Etsy

Upcycled Pencils

As the summer winds down, parents are preparing to buy supplies for the new school year as kids are still trying to enjoy the last few weeks of summer vacation. And if you are like most of parents, you must have received “the list” of items to send with your child on the first day […]

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How Green is the Summer Olympics 2012 in London?

London Olympics 2012

The Games of the XXX Olympiad – 2012 Summer Olympic Games are scheduled to take place in London, United Kingdom, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. With the recent flak about American athletes wearing apparel made in China and not made in America, I got curious about the event. (A statement was released by United States […]

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We have been busy

herbanlifestyle

Our members have been very busy lately. Mary of Herban Lifestyle‘s products have been included in the marketplace at the Smithsonian’s 46th Folklife Festival. Nancy of Soul Role was busy frolicking in Hawaii, where she lives with her family. Cory of Aquarian Bath has been doing research on radiation levels in soil and blogged about […]

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Twitter Party with Beth Terry

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Do you know Beth Terry of My Plastic Free Life? She set out to eliminate plastic from her life since 2007 and she’s been blogging about her progress on her famous blog My Plastic Free Life ever since. We are happy to announce that she published a book called, appropriately, Plastic Free And we are celebrating with […]

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Team Eco Etsy News for June

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This is a quick post to give you a recap on how much our team is loved! Green Child Magazine We were featured in a great magazine called Green Child Magazine with some beautiful items from selected members. Open publication – Free publishing The beautiful magazine is chock full of summer tips for traveling, safe […]

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Earth911 and Eco Etsy: A Perfect Pair

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We have been recycling long before it was fashionable or mandatory but when we are not sure if an item can be recycled, there is a trustworthy ‘go to’ place called Earth911 where we can always get the answer. Earth911 is also on selected Sprint’s Android app called “Green ID Pack” with Eco Etsy and […]

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Handmade for Earth Day Auction 2012 Closes

After a month of bidding, Handmade for Earth Day Auction has closed.  We are so thankful to all the team members who donated their beautiful products to raise money for the National Park Foundation.   This year, the auction raised a total of $580 that will be donated to support the on-going restoration and maintenance […]

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Handmade for Earth Day Auction 2012: Special Surprise Door #3

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This is our last – but not the least – auction package for Handmade for Earth Day 2012. This collection of practical and yet stylish green accessories are perfect as gifts or you can keep all to yourself! The Lorax Loves Trees upcycled purse from Upcycled Unlimited is  one of a kind, unique purse with tree loving […]

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