Ask yourself how your purchases are impacting other people and the natural environment.Do not buy what you do not need. Besides saving money, youll save resources if you dont purchase a lot of excess stuff.Buy for durability. For items you do buy, look for things which will last a lifetime. Search buy it for life to find forums and recommendations for durable products.
Buy used. Reuse is a far higher purpose for used goods than the landfill, plus youll save money.