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New: World of Good eBay Marketplace

September 22, 2008

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.

New: World of Good eBay Marketplace

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.

New: World of Good eBay Marketplace
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)

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9 Comments

  • Reply Ellen Crimi-Trent September 22, 2008 at 12:03 pm

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

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  • Reply heather smith jones September 22, 2008 at 12:26 pm

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

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  • Reply vica September 22, 2008 at 2:45 pm

    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

  • Reply VisuaLingual September 22, 2008 at 2:50 pm

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

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  • Reply Kathlyn September 22, 2008 at 2:55 pm

    Love it!

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

  • Reply Diana September 22, 2008 at 3:46 pm

    Nice to hear something positive about EBay!

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  • Reply baris September 22, 2008 at 7:25 pm

    wow.. cool
    pattern

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  • Reply Melissa de la Fuente September 23, 2008 at 10:34 am

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

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