Green Living Launches Holiday Eco-Auction In Support Of Fashion Takes Action

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Green Living Launches Holiday Eco-Auction In Support Of Fashion Takes Action

Nov. 22nd - Dec. 5th
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This holiday @GreenLivingPage & @FashionTakesAction make green gifting easy w/ #HolidayEcoAuction fundraiser Nov22-Dec5

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Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 5:00pm

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Nov. 21, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Green Living and Fashion Takes Action have teamed up this holiday season to provide the socially conscious consumer with the best responsible gift giving solutions in our inaugural Holiday Eco-Auction. The auction will run on the Green Living Marketplace from November 22nd to December 5th with net proceeds benefitting Fashion Takes Action, Canada’s premiere not-for-profit focusing on sustainable fashion. Green Living is committed to supporting the tireless work of environmental organizations and sharing with the public products and companies that help us live a little more responsibly for the earth. 

“For over 13 years we have been committed to finding channels for consumers, businesses and organizations to seek out green info and products and support worthwhile causes,” says Laurie Simmonds, CEO of Green Living Enterprises.

“Proceeds raised from the auction will support FTA’s on-going efforts to assist members in their sustainability journey, and help consumers make better choices when it comes to their wardrobe,” says Kelly Drennan, Founding Executive Director of Fashion Takes Action.

Highlights from the 2012 Holiday Eco-Auction include:

  • Over 35 fabulous sustainable fashion and accessory items.
  • Luxurious spa getaways and toxic free beauty products.
  • Local and sustainable restaurant certificates and products for the home.
  • Women’s bike and accessories kit to get around town in style.

Participants can shop, save and support a great cause just in time for the holiday season. All those who register at, will receive a pair of 2013 Green Living Show tickets. The first 20 registered can also pick up a new maintenance bike kit from ING DIRECT valued at $60.

For more information and to preview all items up for bid visit the Green Living Marketplace or contact Jennifer Budinsky at  

About Green Living: Green Living Enterprises is a pioneer and leader in developing social and environmental marketing programs that keep consumers and clients at the forefront of the green agenda. Green Living Enterprises is a full-service, one- stop solution for green marketing, product and program development, custom publishing, and event management. Green Living Enterprises, an authentically green company, also includes and The Green Living Show, Canada’s largest green consumer show, dedicated to easy and workable solutions for leading a sustainable lifestyle. For more information, visit

About Fashion Takes Action: Fashion Takes Action is Canada’s premier non-profit organization that supports and promotes sustainability in the fashion industry. Launched in 2007 as a Green Gala fundraiser event in support of non-profit Environmental Defence, Fashion Takes Action has since grown into a member-based organization highlighting fashion’s staggering footprint. Working with designers, retailers and consumers, FTA raises awareness of the negative social and environmental impacts of fashion (water, waste, energy, toxins, labour) and how we can all work together to make change happen. For more information, visit    


Jennifer Budinsky, Marketing and Communications

Green Living Enterprises

Tel: 416-360-0044 x 326

Toll Free: 1-800-934-0044

Keywords: Responsible Production & Consumption | Environment | Events, Media & Communications | Responsible Production & Consumption | Sustainable Fashion | auctions | giving for holidays | greener holiday

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