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New: World of Good eBay Marketplace

Big news from eBay today… I was pleased to receive a press release this morning announcing the launch of eBay site World of Good. The products offered on the site have a positive social impact on the people who create them and also on the environment. Many products are fair trade certified, made by impoverished artisans or farmed by small farmer cooperatives in third world countries. Most are created from recycled, reclaimed and/or sustainable materials. Some products are considered upcycled meaning new products have been made out of partial or full materials that would otherwise end up in a landfill.

Planet Love! Some of my favorites: A. This gorgeous tapestry wall hanging, B. the IKAT table cloth, C. a pretty round box, D. embossed leather ottoman, E. beaded box.

The image quality isn’t that great, but I also really like this wool felted runner. It would look great in a long hallway, very graphic!

As you can see, World of Good offers items that range from rugs to baskets and boxes, furniture, and beyond. Yay for eBay! It’s great to see such a large influential company extend themselves in this direction.

(images from eBay World of Good)

Posted by Holly Becker in uncategorized on September 22, 2008

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  1. Ellen Crimi-Trent commented
    September 22nd, 2008 at 12:03pm

    Hmm I will have to check this site out. Yes we could all use a world of good, don’t you think?

    Ellen Crimi-Trents last blog post: New Products and a lovely gift

  2. heather smith jones commented
    September 22nd, 2008 at 12:26pm

    Thank you for sharing “world of good”. It really does make a heart feel good doesn’t it?

    heather smith joness last blog post: hello autumn

  3. vica commented
    September 22nd, 2008 at 2:45pm

    Very nice move from eBay. It is always good to hear when simple people or big companies are thinking about real problems in this world, regarding people’s lives and nature.

    vicas last blog post: The Perfect Place

  4. VisuaLingual commented
    September 22nd, 2008 at 2:50pm

    Wow, this is really cool, and sort of Etsy-ish.

    VisuaLinguals last blog post: Vine Street Coasters

  5. Kathlyn commented
    September 22nd, 2008 at 2:55pm

    Love it!

    Kathlyns last blog post: Mirror Mirror on the Wall. . .

  6. Diana commented
    September 22nd, 2008 at 3:46pm

    Nice to hear something positive about EBay!

    Dianas last blog post: Team Sunday

  7. baris commented
    September 22nd, 2008 at 7:25pm

    wow.. cool

    bariss last blog post: NEW pattern 20

  8. Melissa de la Fuente commented
    September 23rd, 2008 at 10:34am

    These are so awesome! I loooove that ottoman, Ikat tablecloth and that runner. What a great mission too! Off to check them out!

    Melissa de la Fuentes last blog post: kindness

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