By Kelly Ross
Ethical Consumer Week is April 10-14. Here’s how you can participate!
1. SIGN THE PETITION
Go to Change.org to add your signature to list of consumers like you promising not to use job-killing self-checkout machines.
2. DO YOUR GROCERY SHOPPING
Head to your local Ralphs, Albertsons, Costco, or any other grocery store listed in our directory for all your household needs. Don’t forget to check our directory at labor411.org for a full list of ethically produced goods.
3. GRAB A BEER
All the classics here: Bud, Sam Adams, Coors, Blue Moon and more. With a comprehensive list of over 250 union beers at Labor411.org to choose from, it is easy to drink responsibly!
4. GO CAMPING OR HIKING
Our national and state parks support good jobs and there are plenty of supplies that are made by ethical employers.
5. INDULGE IN SOME SWEET TREATS
You’ll find See’s, Butterfinger, Red Vines, Tootsie Rolls and whole lot more at the Labor 411 online guide.
6. CATCH A FLICK
Hollywood is well known for taking care of everyone on set. Watch a movie and know you are supporting good jobs.
7. SHOP TIL YOU DROP
There are more than 10,000 products and services to choose from at Labor411.org.
8. GO TO A BALL GAME
Most MLB stadiums make our list of ethical employers, including Dodger Stadium, Angel Stadium of Anaheim and many more.
9. SHARE ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Check out Labor 411 on Facebook and Twitter and spread the word about Ethical Consumer Week using the hash tag #ECW.
10. TAKE A SELFIE
Snap a pic with an ethical product and post it with hashtags #buyblue, #ethicalconsumerweek and #ECW.
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