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My year of buying nothing - six months in

Journalist Michelle McGagh has opted to not buy anything extra for a year. (sltheGuardian) [more inside]
posted by Kitteh on Jun 6, 2016 - 129 comments

Leave nothing but footprints

Buy Nothing Day has a long history but it's what one expects from a magazine like Adbusters, not a large retailer with $2B in annual sales. But REI plans to close on "Black Friday" and suggests people opt outside. People outside of the US can continue to live their lives as normal.
posted by GuyZero on Oct 26, 2015 - 61 comments

Consumer Frenzy

Buy Nothing | Buy Everything. On the one hand, curbing conspicuous consumption, but on the other hand... oooooh, shiny.
posted by Capn on Nov 26, 2004 - 36 comments

Buy Nothing Day 2001

Buy Nothing Day 2001
"This November 23 is international Buy Nothing Day, an activist holiday at odds with the wartime equation of consumerism equals patriotism."

On the historically busiest shopping day of the year in America, here's a bit of individual protest one can engage in (or not) that has an even greater resonance this time around.
posted by mapalm on Nov 22, 2001 - 69 comments

Spend Buy Nothing Day on the can.

Spend Buy Nothing Day on the can.
posted by swift on Nov 20, 2001 - 4 comments

Buy Nothing Day

Buy Nothing Day is November 24th. What do you think? Is this the right way to protest overconsumption?
posted by snakey on Nov 17, 2000 - 27 comments

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