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100 Percent Today, 1 Percent Every Day

By Rose Marcario, CEO   |   Nov 20, 2016 November 20, 2016

We’re just days from Black Friday, one of the biggest consumer shopping days of the year in America. And as people think generously about family and friends, we also want to help our customers show love to the planet, which badly needs a gift or two (and still gets coal… Read More

Being Thankful

Being Thankful

By Annie Leonard   |   Nov 22, 2012 November 22, 2012

If you ask people what they’re most thankful for in life, three things nearly always come out on top. Not their car (even if it’s a hybrid), their shiny new ultrathin laptop or a 700-fill-power goose down ski jacket. Surveys consistently find we’re most thankful for friends and… Read More

Annie Leonard (left) speaking at Patagonia's 2011 Tools for Grassroots Activists Conference. Photo: Tim Davis. Rick Ridgeway (right) speaking at the 2009 United Nations' Framework Convention on Climate Change. Photo: Kodiak Greenwood

Stuffing Ourselves on Black Friday

By Annie Leonard & Rick Ridgeway   |   Nov 28, 2011 November 28, 2011

The following Op-Ed first appeared in the Friday, November 25, 2011 edition of the Los Angeles Times. Today is Black Friday, when holiday shopping hoards descend on malls across the country, and retailers hope to turn a profit as their accounting books transition from red ink to black. Read More