inlu | Tech | Seven Days | Vermont's Independent Voice

Published October 15, 2009 at 9:53 a.m.

Busy people default to excess and waste, especially around holidays and celebrations. We've all found ourselves in the grab-a-gift-and-go cycle. exists to “curb the crap” and send funds to causes and group gifts vs. piled-high parties and receptions. makes it easy and socially acceptable to downsize excessive consumerism. Its online invitations and announcements feature a built-in bucket to collect for any gift, any charity — or both — in one click. So, in lieu of too much "stuff," users pitch in, leave a note, and come to the party empty-handed. The result? Less landfill, more love.

The result? Less landfill, more love. (And waaay less stress).