USA Love List Weekend Recap: Going Green for Spring

Looking back on the past week at USA Love List, we saw a lot of green. And what wasn't green was resplendent with bright spring colors.  We are celebrating Earth Day this weekend and it is a great opportunity to reflect on yet another good reason to make the extra effort to buy American.  When we buy something made in the USA, we get a great product, but we also get a two-for-one feel good boost.  It feels good to be patriotic, to look out for our communities, our jobs, our friends, and our neighbors by supporting American businesses. And it also feels good to respect the environment, to choose products that required less shipping, that were made in non-polluting factories with fairly paid workers, using non-hazardous parts and ingredients.  Sometimes you might miss it amid all of the red, white, and blue, but buying American is green too. Love the Earth, Love the USA We're still pretty excited about the story we shared this week highlighting the new changes at GreenCupboards.com, just in time for Earth Day.  They are offering carbon-neutral free shipping on orders of $50 or more (and $5 shipping on everything else). And they have developed a long list of eco-traits allowing you to search for and shop based on the environmental issues you care about most.  Our favorite eco-trait: Made in the USA, of...

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