Better World Shopping Guide [Giveaway]

Better-world-shopper Leave a comment below through the end of Friday, October 1, 2010, to be considered for this random book giveaway.*

If you like to be told how to spend your money, there's a new guide that may be of assistance, The Better World Shopping Guide, which we received from New Society Publishers.  The average consumer spends something like $18,000 per year on goods and services and may not know how to spend that money wisely.  The Better World Shopping Guide incorporates over 5,000 hours of research and, using report cards on thousands of companies, rates every product on the book shelf from A to F. 

For example, if you need a hotel, the guide gives an A to Kimpton Hotels and a D to Westin.  If you need vitamins, the guide gives an A- to Spectrum and an F to Centrum.  Or, if you need paper, the guide gives an A to New Leaf and an F to Mead.

Now in its third edition, The Better World Shopping Guide helps consumers separate regular companies from those that work hard on issues such as human rights, environment, animal protection, community involvement, and social justice.  

If you could use a little help deciding which companies are the greenest overall, make sure to grab a copy of The Better World Shopping Guide on Amazon.  

*To participate in this giveaway contest, leave a comment here by midnight MST on Friday, October 1, 2010.  One comment per person; use a valid email; available only in the United States.  By leaving a comment, you agree to the terms and conditions relating to giveaways on Jetson Green.

  • Lauren Giannullo

    I have become familiar with the 2nd edition of this great little book, I would love a copy of this new version! Thanks!

  • urbanworkbench

    I’d like a copy! Sometimes the choice seems to be between the bad trails of one product bs those of another, any help is appreciated in making ethical purchasing decisions

  • Culver Daniel

    Hey just found your blog and really enjoy. The book sounds interesting so I’d love to get a copy.



    • Preston

      Culver, congrats! You’ve won the book … I’ll email you to get information.

  • LesleMora

    Thanks for the chance to win the book! Great blog!

  • Sweettessalu

    I am excited. Not only can I use it to buy products from more responsible companies but to use it as a guide to investing in those same.

  • sean

    I wonder what ranking New Society Publisher gets? One way to find out.

  • Alexandra Cosgrove

    Love reading your blog, would love a copy of the book! Thanks for the opportunity!

  • Karla K

    JG is one of my favorite blogs…definitely makes me happy to see more sensible books to read. Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Anonymous

    This would be cool to read.

  • Collin Yarbrough

    This is an awesome book, my mother uses the 2nd edition every day. I might have created a monster though haha.

  • MikeW

    Looks like some great info!

  • dog skin allergies

    I def going to get this book. Hopefully it has some great tips.

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