A Trio of Companies That Take Your Junk: Recycle This!

The already Earth-conscious, animal-friendly Aveda line of haircare products recycles water bottle caps (which can’t be recycled using the usual plastic-bottle-recycling process) for an upcoming line of their limited edition retro-style Clove shampoo, in stores this September. Send caps to: Aveda Re-Cap Program ACA Waste Services 40 EADS Street Babylon, NY 11704 When you’re sending […]

Fashion News Alert: The Hip-T

The Word: Anyone who wears low rise jeans is familiar with the problem of displaying what isn’t meant to be shown off in public. You can re-adjust and tug your jeans up all you want, but unless you’re wearing a long shirt or layers, that kernel of worry creeps in: Can anyone see my underwear? […]

New York & Company Sale Alert

The Deal: New York & Co.‘s signature Semi-Annual Signature Sale begins on June 1 and ends June 11. Get up to 50% off on work clothes, lively tribal print tops, maxi dresses, and pedal pushers. What’s more, there’s free shipping on purchases of $75 or more until June 21 with the promo code 2665. The […]

Cheap & Easy: Green Home

We love big ideas here at The Budget Ecoist but sometimes it’s all we can do to separate our paper and plastic, much less sort through eco-friendly and non when taking care of our daily home business. So how is a busy guy or gal supposed to keep green, awesome and affordable living simple? Here […]

Kristen Davis Launches a Clothing Line at a Store Charlotte Would Never Shop In

Credit: Demis Maryannakis/Splash News Online What: Kristen Davis, “Charlotte” from Sex and the City, launches a better priced line (translation: $30-$240) for the southern department store Belk. What They Say: From the lovely folks at WWD: The actress is partnering with Belk Inc., the Charlotte, N.C.-based retailer, to launch a Kristin Davis better-priced line. The […]

Cashback from Microsoft

The Word: No, you won’t get your money back from your purchase of Windows Vista, but Microsoft has recently announced that you will get cashback from each purchase you make using their LiveSearch tool. LiveSearch allows you to compare prices between online retailers. When you set up an account, you will get a percentage back […]

Best Sandals on a Budget: Reader Advice

Summer is a time when we can let loose a little, including freeing our feet from those constricting boots we’ve been strapping on all winter long. Hopefully, we’ve all done the requisite pedi-care (meaning sloughing off the old and getting those toe-nails in shape for public viewing), and are prepared to slip on some cute […]