Amazon Goes Green With

Balancing out its ecommerce empire, is going after environmentally conscious consumers with “Vine will sell everything from cleaning supplies to baby accessories, beauty supplies and clothes -- as long as they are green,” The New York Times’ Bits blog reports. Vine is part of Quidsi, a network of ecommerce sites -- including,, and -- which Amazon bought in 2010. Catering to other civic-minded shopping trends, Bits reports, Vine features sections stocked with fair trade products, as well as products made within 100 miles of a shopper’s home.

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