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taking care
 > food & drinks
 > clothing and accessories
 > health & beauty

getting around/away
 > transport
 > travels

housing
 > interior design
 > bricolage & gardening
 > appliances
 > energy devices
 > real-estate

training and fun
 > arts & music
 > school & office
 > media & ICT
 > sport & leisure

financial services
 > banking & insurance
 > fund raising

community services
 > aid & solidarity
 > consumers' toolbox
 > repairing & recycling
 > citizen's corner

global village
 > kiosk
 > internet café


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department store

An apple can be grown in very different ways: it can be cultivated with pesticides or without them. Your T-shirt can be put on the market thanks to workers’ exploitation (sweatshops) or using child labour, or in a proper, ethical way…SC asks us to consider issues that go beyond the act of purchasing and look at the world behind the products.
In order to suggest a practical approach to what might be responsible consumer ‘shopping behaviour’, we have built a virtual department store where all kinds of goods and services are displayed. This should NOT be considered as an exhaustive list! Nor does it have ANY commercial purpose. The aim is to enhance a critical approach and orientate the consumers’ choice, providing an overview – purely as an example - of what is actually available on the market in terms of sustainable goods and services.

The YXC virtual dep’t store has a quite traditional lay-out: the taking care section hosts clothes & accessories, health & beauty; the getting around/away section groups transport and travel; in housing you will find interior design proposals (furniture, accessories, etc.), energy devices, real estate services, etc; training & fun displays arts & music, school & office, sport & leisure goods/services; financial services (banking & insurance, fund raising); community services (aid and solidarity organisations, repairing & recycling services, etc.); and global village (magazines and books, internet cafés, etc.).

taking care
> food & drinks | ORGANIC ICE-CREAM | INDIAN LUNCH BOX | INNOCENT DRINKS | SOUL FOOD | PURE WATER SACHETS | CAFÉDIRECT | ADOPT A TREE |

> clothing and accessories | WEAVE THAILAND | COMPOSTABLE T-SHIRT | ECO-SANDALS FROM KENYA | FREITAG BAGS | HEMP VALLEY | MEATRIX | PLAY SAFE THONG | ECO-FRIENDLY ZIPPERS | SWEATSHOP FREE T-SHIRTS | WEAR YOUR SODA | TREETAP: VEGETAL LEATHER | JEWELS FROM THE ARTIC CIRCLE | GREEN JEANS | MADE IN DIGNITY | GREENKARAT | SHOES WITH SOULS | RELAN BAGS | SYSTEME-BIOLOGIQUE |

> health & beauty | AROMANATURE | ORGANIC AND CERTIFIED | ECOCERT-COSMETICS | ECO-FRIENDLY MENSTRUAL CUP | LUSH | WELEDA |

getting around/away
> transport | FOLD UP BIKE | HYDROGEN SCOOTERS | EASY PASS | SINGAPORE CARSHARING COOP | CAMBIO CAR-SHARING | SOLAR BIKES |

> travels | SOLAR MOSQUITO GUARD | ISIC-CARD | ECOVOLUNTEERS | RESPONSIBLE TOURISM | (AB)ORIGINAL TOURS |

housing
> interior design | ECO-BINS | BAMBOO TOOLS | KITCHEN COMPOST BIN | ULTIMATE HAMMOCK | RUGMARK LABEL | CHEMICAL FREE BEDDING | INTERFACE CARPETS | ARTIFICIAL-‘NATURAL’ LIGHT |

> bricolage & gardening | GREENHOUSE-HOUSEHOLD | ORGANIC PAINTING | MIGROS DIY |

> appliances | ECO WALL BOILERS | ECO WASHING MACHINE | INNOVATIVE VACUUM CLEANER | SOLAR CAMP FRIDGE |

> energy devices | ECOFAN | 0% MERCURY BATTERY | TUBULAR SKYLIGHTS | SOLAR WEB PROVIDER | FLUORESCENT TUBES | 20,000 HOURS BULB | SOLAR PANEL MINIKIT | BATTERIES TAKE-BACK |

> real-estate | (EX)CHANGING HOUSES | ECO-PROPERTY |

training and fun
> arts & music | BEYOND STARSEARCH | FUTURE FORESTS CDS | LE CORDON NORD-SUD | ACOUSTIC PANELS | CARDBOARD SPEAKERS | CHARITY MUSIC DOWNLOAD SITE | SOLAR-DYNAMO RADIOS | BBC VIDEO NATION | FILM CONNECTION | HONOR THE EARTH CD |

> school & office | WATER DESK SET | DESERTIFICATION KIT | GREEN OFFICE PAPER |

> media & ict | SOCIAL & EDU RADIOS | VEGETABLE PLASTIC WALKMAN | METROQUEST SOFTWARE | PORTABLE SOLAR SYSTEM |

> sport & leisure | SIMPLE FIRE | BIKE HELMETS | FAIR FOOTBALLS | HAND-POWERED FLASHLIGHT | RIGHT TO PLAY |

financial services
> banking & insurance | ETHICAL INVESTMENTS TOOLS | SUSTAINABLE DOW-JONES |

> fund raising |

community services
> aid & solidarity | EARTH-TONES | BOOKS FOR DEVELOPMENT |

> consumers' toolbox | TAKING STEP GUIDE | BUY-DIFFERENT GUIDE | CORP. WATCH | GOOD STUFF GUIDE | ECOLABEL CATALOGUE | NU CARD, SUSTAINABLE SHOPPING | CARBON CALCULATOR | CASSEURS DE PUB |

> repairing & recycling | E-WASTE |

> citizen's corner | GITAS | WORLD CARFREE NETWORK | O-PORTO MASTER PLAN | DIALOGUE HANDBOOK | WOMEN IN BIZ KIT |

global village
> kiosk | RATTAPALLAX | SEMPLICITY LESSONS BOOK | ARCHAEO VOLUNTEERS GUIDE | MUSEUM JOURNAL | CAFÉ BABEL MAGAZINE | WOMEN'S RIGHTS GUIDE | HOW TO CHANGE THE WORLD | POSITIVE FUTURES | STATE OF THE WORLD 2004 | ERGO MAGAZINE | ITCH MAGAZINE |

> internet café | WIKIPEDIA | VIRTUAL STORE |

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