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Bartering for Individuals and Businesses: Stimulating the Economy Without Exchanging Money

"The economy's in the tank," says every news source around. Yet life must go on, and life does require some amount of goods and services. How will the world keep turning with less money? In previous posts, we've explored the question of whether or not spending IS the only way to keep the world t...

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Tags: Barter, Business, Economic measure, Gdp, Tips, Trade, Volunteer
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Green America's Fixes from the Green Economy

In Green America's latest version of RealGreen, Alisa Gravitz's 7 Fixes from the Green Economy gives suggestions for rebuilding our flawed economy from the ground up. Some of these ideas are on the macro-level, like creating more green jobs. Others are changes you can make in your lifestyle. My ...

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Tags: Barter, Community, Local, Organize, Trade
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A second life for books

One of my holiday gifts to myself was a pile of new books. Normally I try to go to the library or buy used books, but these are titles that weren't available used. Now that most of the pristine editions have been devoured, I've started thinking about the carbon footprint of these new books. The M...

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Tags: Books, Carbon offset, Second-hand, Trade, Volunteer
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