Pin It

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Buying "Local"

Posted on Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 10:00 AM

In need of a travel mug, I was sucked in by the new fad of mugs that look like paper cups but are actually quite reusable. I had been waiting for a store down the street to replenish their stock before I splurged. Finally, after weeks of waiting, the new stock arrived... but with a twist. These new fancy mugs were now adorned with a "I <3 LOCAL" stamp. At the time I didn't think much of it, and purchased it anyway. The mug was great, the problem came about when I tried to wash it. As I flipped the mug over, I was disgusted to see "MADE IN CHINA". Now I am so ashamed to tote around my branded "local" mug... but at least its not paper right? —Would Rather Buy from China than Be a Liar

Survey Asks

Who are we grateful for in Halifax right now?

  • Neighbours with chainsaws
  • Meteorologists
  • First responders
  • Red cross staff
  • NS power employees
  • All of the above

View Results

Comments (48)

Showing 1-48 of 48

Add a comment

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-48 of 48

Add a comment

Remember, it's entirely possible to disagree without spiralling into a thread of negativity and personal attacks. We have the right to remove (and you have the right to report) any comments that go against our policy.

In Print This Week

Vol 27, No 16
September 12, 2019

Cover Gallery »

Real Time Web Analytics

© 2019 Coast Publishing Ltd.