10 Reasons to Shop Local

By: Diy maven Aug 05, 2009

Shop Local

Green Upgrader puts together 10 reasons we should all shop locally. And no, it's not all about ecology or economy, either! 

  1. Stimulates the local economy.
  2. Spurs local businesses to give back locally in return.
  3. Encourages 'uniqueness' and character.
  4. Reduces environmental impact.
  5. Creates new jobs.
  6. Better customer service at the local level.
  7. Local owners reinvest locally.
  8. Public benefits outweigh public costs.
  9. Competition = Diversity = More choices for us!
  10. Gives we consumers more influence. 

For elucidation of each reason, follow this link. 

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