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10% Income Shift

Ensure that 10% of what you spend is on local, ethically produced goods.

Due to globalization, foods and goods produced from miles away have become available and accessible at our local markets. Many of these goods can also be produced locally, yet our global economic system has made importing them in from other countries the most cost efficient – but not always the most environmentally sustainable or supportive of workers’ rights.

By creating a budget that allocates a percentage of how much we spend to local products, we encourage local businesses and workers, decrease our carbon footprints, while learning more about the production and distribution of the things we buy.

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