The Frugal Environmentalist

Unless You’re Independently Wealthy, You May Be Stuck Window Shopping for the Environment

There I was, flipping through a popular green goods catalog, excited by what I saw – everyday items that were practical for me and for the Earth, such as nontoxic cleaners and reusable lunch bags. Then I came across the cotton sheet sets: unbleached and naturally dyed, listed at $69. That’s roughly what I spend on groceries each month! But buying green does not have to be a wallet-emptying experience. There are ways to stretch your eco-dollar on items ranging from cleansers to lightbulbs to barbecues.