Many of us are trying to make the world a better place. Some of us inspired economics-focused folks would say that the best way to do that is to drive money into the sustainable marketplace: provide an organic carrot for businesses, and they will drive their operations towards it.
Many of us seem to also be living paycheck to paycheck, and the idea of Voting With Your Dollars seems a faraway and unrealistic notion. But perhaps a place we can look for inspiration is holiday spending. Check out the infographic below from our friends at Baines & Ernst. Are you about to spend some money on one of these upcoming holidays that could be driven toward more sustainable options? Organic fair trade Valentines chocolates for your partner, for instance? Or maybe an organic garden box for mom?