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Monday, July 13, 2009

Go Green with the Etsy Twitter Team is Coming!

Graphic created by Susan Brown of SalonDArte

The Etsy Twitter Team is throwing an eco-party, and everyone is invited!

From July 21st to July 27th, the authority on Twitter for all things handmade will be offering a summer feast of cool eco-friendly tips, suggestions, awesome handcrafted genius and a scavenger hunt with lots of “green” prizes for the winners.

Our team, which uses Twitter to expand its reach to a global audience, thinks that “Going Green” is far more than just a sales pitch. We really want to dispel the myth that items that are “green” have to be expensive or time-consuming to find, and encourage people to think of ways they can conserve the most valuable resource we have, which is the Earth itself. This is one way to really turn people on to the idea of buying responsibly and learning how to find items, which support, rather than harm, our natural resources.

We feel that supporting green initiatives are part of meeting the Etsy Twitter Team's mission to become the authority on Twitter for all things handmade. The handmade lifestyle is an important piece of the eco-puzzle and we want to be sure and share that with the rest of the world, on Twitter and off.

Beginning on Tuesday, July 21st, our blog will have a list of participating shops that feature eco-friendly handmade items and more details about the fun scavenger hunt. See you there!!


Ripper Arts said...

Great graphic. Hoping to get in on the fun!

ecogeneration said...

I'm not a Etsy Twitter Team member but a member of Team Eco Etsy. It is good to see that other teams are becoming eco-friendly. I have a blog about living green and would love to promote your event. Good luck to all the team members!!!

Jen said...

I'm excited about this! I'll tweet this.

by Patricia Wood said...

Hi! Promoting this great event on my blog tomorrow:) Have a great and happy "green" week everyone:)


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