Save the world from your computer

Wanna save the world while sitting on your bum?  Well, ok, maybe not completely “save”, but if I know the people who follow EcoEtsy, I know they certainly like to be proactive and help make the world a better place. Here’s a site I recently found that can help us do just that. TomNod.com is a [...]

Buycott. An app to help you know who makes that product on the shelf.

Recently, I was stunned to learn that one of my favorite cereal manufacturers was one of a few “organic” manufacturers behind a lobbying effort to ban labeling of GMOs. I”ll admit, it was really frustrating, and I felt like I didn”t even know what to buy anymore. Today, I learned about Buycott, and I hope [...]

How-To – Upcycled Kitchen Counters

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A few weeks ago I shared that I have been giving my kitchen a facelift on a very tight budget.  After giving my floors a facelift, painting the walls and adding two chalkboard doors, I was ready to tackle my kitchen counters.  I found out that replacing them was way out of my budget, even [...]

Team Eco Etsy Partners with Practically Green

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Team Eco Etsy is so excited and proud to announce our partnership with the most amazing online site that helps you green your life. It’s called Practically Green. You might wonder, “You are an eco-friendly team; why do you need help with greening your lives?” Well, in short, to be greener! Being green is an [...]

All Handmade, All Eco-Friendly, All the Time

Cosa Verde is a nifty new source for handmade items that are eco-friendly! It’s especially awesome that the site has an organizational breakdown to easily find items based on particular eco-friendly criteria, as some shoppers may want something that has been re-purosed, others may be shopping for vegan friends, and still others may be inclined [...]