Good World Goods — philanthropy
Look What You Did at Our Store!
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I just needed to show you what YOU did!1. Our food bin is overflowing. Even some large cans for family sized meals this holiday. 2. Toys, mostly brand new for children. They will not feel left out! 3. Many blankets for those who are cold this winter. This touches my heart. 4.Suits and nice clothing so people can go on job interviews and lift themselves up! I am literally emotional as I write this post. In todays turbulent times, there is more goodness and compassion than we sometimes recognize. Thank you so much to everyone who participated. Now to get...
Swedish Government Pays Citizens To Fix Their Broken Things Instead Of Throwing Them Away
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Shopping Fair Trade is important for many reasons, including economic, but did you know that most fairly traded goods we carry are created with recycled goods? We need more of this. Here is an interesting article by earthables. Photostock-Israel via EarthPrintsOnDemand The Swedish government has found a way to help promote its people to throw away less and reuse more. They are now offering tax deductions to people who take their damaged or broken belongings to a professional repair place, as opposed to simply throwing them out and buying new. From clothes to computers and everything in between, Sweden will...