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Chaos is filling every screen and advertising space this week with ‘Black Friday’ deals and discounts. Even the word Black Friday is enough for me to cringe – there’s a subtle negative tone about it that I just don’t respond to. Yet we still find ourselves checking out the offers and deals promoted to us.
With Christmas around the corner, early buying savings seem like a great thing to have. I totally agree (I’m all up for saving money) but how ethical are the deals to begin with?
So instead of boycotting the whole Black Friday charade – why not make a positive impact and also grab good deals?
Whether the gift is for yourself or for someone else – Always remember to select goods that you know you or the person you are buying needs and will definitely use. Don’t just go for the bargain.
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Ready to turn Black Friday into Green & Ethical Friday?
MAMOQ is giving you 10% off the entire site, and have pledged to give an additional 10% to The Felix Project,
The Felix Project is an incredible NGO fighting food waste AND hunger in the UK by connecting surplus food with communities in need.
Earth Hero is a US-Based online store that sells eco-friendly goods. It’s a great site to get your reusables and zero waste items from. Earth Hero also ship carbon neutral (which means they calculate the carbon footprint of shipments and invests in conservation and preservation projects.
Running for a week, Earth Hero will be giving 20% off your entire order on EarthHero.com. Plus, every single order placed with the coupon code will plant 5 trees through their new non-profit partner Trees for the Future! Click here to read more about the amazing work Trees for the Future is doing. 20% off code: GIVEGREEN
20% of all sales from Black Friday to Cyber Monday go to the reforestation of the critically endangered Sumatran rainforest. As a perk for customers, Tamga is also doing a 20% discount sitewide.
Our friends at the Sumatran Orangutan Society (S.O.S.) are restoring one of the most precious ecosystems on earth, re-planting rainforest that’s been destroyed by palm oil, fashion and pulp industries. This forest is the last place on earth where Tigers, Orangutans, Elephants and Rhinos co-exist in the wild, and it’s disappearing at an alarming rate.
1 order = approx 4 trees planted and nurtured for 5 years. Read more about TAMGA’s Forest-Friendly Friday and reforestation impact here.
Made Trade – Fair Trade, Ethical and Carbon Neutral Shipping
Made Trade is the ultimate destination for conscious consumers who love design. The fair trade organisation promotes sustainable and ethically produced brands from around the world. Shipments are also carbon neutral.
This Black (GREEN) Friday, when you buy something great on Made Trade, you’ll also be doing something even greater — preserving the Amazon rainforest.
Made Trade is donating 10% of every order to help preserve 368,000 acres of virgin Amazon rainforest in Para, Brazil. This incredibly important land must be safeguarded from destruction. The health of our planet depends on it.
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