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Does the Origin of Your Purchases Matter to You? (Take a Poll)

submitted on March 15, 2015 by HouTex in "Stores / Merchants", last updated on March 17, 2015 by YanBz
Are you concerned about where or how the products you buy are made? These days, consumers are more conscious about social issues and retailers are beginning to add more sustainable goods to their shelves. Manufacturers have taken the initiative to become more eco-friendly. Have you found such products in your local stores, or ordered them online?

We've compiled a list of eco-friendly companies that provide fair trade or renewable products at this link - . If you know of any additional businesses that should join this group, please add them in the comments and we will update the list.

1. What is most important to you about the products you buy?
 Good working conditions for employees in the factory
 Source materials are renewable
 Country of origin
 Other, describe in comments
2. Do you buy organic or sustainable products?
 Yes, some
 Yes, as much as I can
 Not sure
3. Which products do you buy? (Select all that apply.)
 Made in USA
 Apparel made from all natural or sustainable fabrics
 Made of recycled materials
 Made by companies that conserve energy
 Made by companies that address social issues
 Fair Trade products
 Products containing no preservatives
 Products made by resposible, eco-minded companies
 Products from local businesses
4. Do you personally take steps to recycle or conserve energy? (Select all that apply.)
 Recycle used apparel
 Recycle used furniture
 Conserve energy at home
 Recycle glass, paper, or plastic waste
 Make composte
 Buy organic produce
 Other, describe in comments
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