No, the title is not a typo; it is Green in BKLYN. And this one-stop, eco-friendly shop is making it easier than ever for you to go green, Clinton Hill.
One of the biggest problems many people have with “green” products is finding them. Another problem is price. In many stores, “green” products sit on shelves alongside the same ol’ same ol’ with considerably higher price tags.
According to a recent article in The Hill, Elissa Olin, owner of Green in BKLYN, was having these problems,too. They inspired her to open her shop, Green in BKLYN, with a nice variety of green products all in one place. It offers you, the shopper, a one-stop shopping experience that makes it easy to fill your home with safe, green products.
Why buy green products?
— Reduce your loved ones’, including pets, exposure to harmful toxins that may cause illness or premature death
— Decrease pollution that harms humans and all other life forms in the world
— Lessen your carbon footprint so that you, personally, are doing less damage to the environment
Consider these facts from the Mean Green Team at California State University Northridge when considering green products:
— Americans use 2 ½ million plastic bottles every hour
— Plastic bags and other plastic garbage thrown into the ocean kill as many as 1,000,000 sea creatures every year
And these facts from DoSomething.com:
— Over 80% of items in landfills can be recycled, but they’re not.
— Every year, one American produces over 3,285 pounds of hazardous waste.
Shopping green is a place to start to alleviate these problems. And Green in BKLYN is a convenient place in Clinton Hill to start shopping green at 432 Myrtle Ave.
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Green in BKLYN
Kate Hanley, “Green in BKLYN Makes Living Greener Easy,” The Hill
Mean Green Team, “Mean Green Fun Facts and Statistics,” California State University Northridge
“11 Facts about Pollution,” DoSomething.org