Shop Your Values Week Starts Today Citywide

Posted on: May 3rd, 2012 at 6:28 am by

The hashtagged, Shepard Fairey-inspired posters started appearing on plywood across the Lower East Side roughly two weeks ago, advertising #SYVW. Then, within the last few days, out came the sidewalk stencils in front of different neighborhood stores.  The grassroots marketing is for the Shop Your Values Week initiative.

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Shop Your Values Week is an effort to “help conscientious consumers shop at ethical and sustainable local businesses in New York.” The week-long event, which begins today, will highlight stores that “support employees, are environmentally responsible and engage with the community.”

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Photo Credit: @TheAddictz

Here are some participating businesses on the Lower East Side, and the discounts offered:

Arena Eco Friendly Salon
15% off all services; One per customers

Babeland – Lower East Side
10% off purchase excluding kits and discounted items

Cafe Grumpy – Lower East Side
$1 off any purchase of coffee beans

El Maguey y La Tuna
Free margarita or dessert with an entree

Gaia Italian Cafe
Free cookie or pastry

Kaight
20% off purchase

La Flaca
10% off purchase

Le Salon d’Art
Women’s haircut from a Sr. stylist $50 (originally $75), Men’s haircut for $30 (originally $45). Please call the salon to schedule an appointment.

Lina Frey
Free glass of wine with purchase of a meal

M&M Pest Control
$20 off the purchase of services and a free funny bed bug t-shirt. Vouchers can be purchased during SYVW and used at a later date.

mastihashop NY
15% off purchase

Neuman’s
10% off purchase

PushCart Coffee
15% off all ice cream, shakes, espresso shakes, and scoops of their Adirondack Creamery Ice Cream products

The Living Theatre
50% off membership

White Rabbit
TBD

Zarin Fabrics
20% off all Brazilian Eco Wool fabrics

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