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How Online Auction Sites Help Mother Earth

Samantha Stack

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Nowadays it seems everyone has jumped on the green bandwagon. They want to do their share when it comes to helping the environment, making the world a better place for their children and ensuring the next generation has a quality of life equal or better to today's. By buying and selling through online auction sites, people are helping Mother Earth.

There is great talk about the recycling effort, and how each household wastes and pollutes. People talk about landfills and garbage dumps, biodegradable materials and emissions. While these topics are important and meaningful, it would be valuable to raise awareness of how great the recycling effort is online.

Many parent-friendly sites are involved in the recycling effort, just not focusing on curbside pick up, paper or plastic. These online auction sites provide a service for regular people who might not even be considering their efforts as helping Mother Earth. They may just be looking to get a good deal or clear their storage unit.

One of the great things about online auctions is they don't mass-produce their products. Several of the items sold through online auctions have already been through at least one cycle of use, and often more. The children's clothes have been passed through family members or neighbors, and the same goes for infant gear and outdoor toys. Maternity clothes have been worn by at least one expectant mother, and many times these, too, are passed around.

So no additional factories are built to pollute the air. There's extra emission from assembly line worker's cars', and online auction sites do not use the energy needed to run brick and mortar retail super centers.

When people buy items from online auctions, they might not be thinking about being green. They just want a good deal on quality children's items and know that by looking online first, they will probably find exactly what they need. This in turn means they don't have to drive to the mall. They don't waste fuel or emit toxins into the air. Online auctions provide their own form of recycling, and though they don't always advertise it, these sites do their part to help Mother Earth. They provide products that have been gently used, or considered but then held in storage. Online auctions offer a solution to the world's need for newer and better and different products. Where many nations have adopted the throwaway mentality, online auctions promote the idea of green living and stimulate the recycling effort.

Samantha Stack is the founder of, a dedicated online auction site for moms and moms to be. Baby Clothes , Children's Clothes, Maternity Clothing, Toys, and Baby Gear are just some of the great items you can find on Mommy Auctions. New and used name brands at great prices. It is a community of moms by moms.


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