Support Environmentally Friendly Companies

Support companies who support the environment!

“I feel more confident than ever that the power to save the planet rests with the individual consumer.”  - Denis Hayes


 The book The Better world Shopping Guide, by Ellis Jones, outlines the 10 best and worst companies to support.  Supporting companies who care about the environment and ethics are the companies that should receive consumer support.  If change is to be made in the world, consumerism is the best place we can start.  The following are the ten best and worst companies outlined in Ellis Jones’ book.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

                                                                                                                                                                10 Best Companies

1.Seventh Generation     2.Working Assets     3.Eden Foods    4.Organic Valley     5.Clif Bar      6.Honest Tea  7. Patagonia   8.Tom’s of Maine  9.Ben and Jerry’s  10.Aveda

                                                                                                                                                                10 Worst Companies

1.Exxon Mobile  2.Altria (Philip Morris)   3.Wal-Mart    4.Chevron Texaco  5.Pfizer  6.Nestle   7. Tyson Foods    8.General  Electric  9.Archer Daniels Midland  10.General Motors


Investing your money into companies who treat the environment and people with respect is an easy way to support an environmental cause.  Providing business to companies that neglect to consider their environment and workers shows support for their actions.


Learn to spend more time outdoors, the responsible way.

 

            Many people who show interest in conservation and the environment enjoy spending time outdoors.  Whether it is visiting a state park, taking a hike, camping, hunting or fishing, the opportunities are endless.  While this is a wonderful way to experience the planet we all are trying to save, it is important to learn to practice these activities in an environmentally conscious manner.  A few such organizations are listed and linked below:

 

General Outdoor Recreation:

http://www.lnt.org/programs/principles.php

 

 

Hunting:

http://www.ducks.org/

 

http://www.cic-wildlife.org/

 

Fishing:

http://www.tu.org/


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