Member Spotlight – Karen of Karen Meyers

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Karen Meyers founder of her namesake shop KarenMeyers has been an Etsy shop owner since 2008.  This veteran shop owner has over 1,890 admirers with 294 sales.  It’s refreshing to see a shop owner who not only has been an Etsy member for such a long time, but who also offers some pretty awesome items [...]

What Green Fashion Needs – A Nutritional Label

Team Eco Etsy Fashion

I see many shades of green- especially when it comes to fashion.  Vintage, second-hand, sweatshop-free, organic, re-purposed, recycled… there are so many ways to participate in eco-friendly fashion.  Below are some picks from fellow Eco Etsy team members TheSlowCatwalk, PierogiPicnic and VeraVague. Awareness is growing and more consumers are interested green fashion, and I’m sure [...]

20 Ways to Green the Holidays!

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Thanksgiving will be here far faster than I’d like to think about and Hannukah, Christmas and other holidays are looming in our near futures as well.. In our house, we will host Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas dinners (along with doing everything else that needs to be done). Most of us are all about being [...]

How do you green your transportation?

Fia rides her two daughters down Bedford-Stuyvesant's Dekalb Avenue towards their Community Garden

In NYC being green is necessary because it is cheaper and healthier.The city is making improvement to encourage people to ride bikes and leave their cars. This is great for the environment because you can reduce your carbon footprint. Save money In 2011 I was featured in the magazine of Transportation Alternatives non-profit organization  called RECLAIM [...]

Member Spotlight – Debbie Turk of EarlyBirdJewels

Debbie Turk of EarlyBirdJewels

  Debbie Turk of EarlyBirdJewels has been an Etsy member since 2009. Her Esty shop is a 5 star rate shop that boasts over 1,000 sales and 1400 admirers.  Debbie has become known in the Etsy community through her shop, now I’d like to give you all the opportunity to meet Debbie as well.  I [...]