Green is the new black: redefining Black Friday for a better future
It's almost that time again: Black Friday is just around the corner. It's a day all about shopping fever and unbeatable deals. But this year we would like to introduce you to an alternative – Green Friday.
Green Friday is about making mindful and sustainable choices when it comes to our Christmas shopping. So now let’s take a look at what Green Friday is and why it’s important.
What is Green Friday?
Green Friday was launched in 2015. It is an Anti-Black Friday movement that aims to create awareness about the negative impact of society's shopping habits. It's a response to the chaos and over-consumption often associated with Black Friday. Green Friday is all about shifting our focus from mindless consumerism to conscious and sustainable purchasing practices. It is a response to the negative environmental and social impacts of Black Friday, which is characterized by excessive consumption and waste. Green Friday encourages us to make decisions that benefit not only ourselves but also our planet.
Why is Green Friday important?
- Environmental Impact: Black Friday often leads to increased energy consumption and carbon emissions. Green Friday, on the other hand, promotes environmentally friendly, sustainable and locally sourced products.
- Ethical consumption: Many Black Friday products are manufactured under unfair labor conditions. Green Friday emphasizes the importance of ethical items and fair wages for employees.
- Reduce waste: The Black Friday shopping frenzy leads to impulse purchases and creates a lot of waste. Green Friday promotes conscious consumption by investing in high-quality, long-lasting products.
- Support Local Businesses: Green Friday supports local businesses and reduces the carbon footprint associated with long-distance shipping.
Personalized Ways to Make an Impact on Green Friday:
As we approach Green Friday, the day that encourages us to rethink our consumption habits, there are numerous ways you can make a meaningful difference. Instead of getting caught up in the rush of Black Friday deals, focus your spending on products and brands that align with your values. Look for companies that prioritize sustainability and offer environmentally friendly products. One option is to look for companies and initiatives that allow you to buy trees instead of unnecessary items. With every tree you buy, you not only purchase a product, but you also support a greener, more sustainable world.
We are offering you 15% off our products for Green Friday. Make a statement about your commitment to a more sustainable future with your purchases this Green Friday.
From trees with love
The GROW MY TREE by Impact Hero team