Boulderites (local folks) love and make sure to support their locally owned and operated shops around town. As such, you'll find a plethora of unique shops that can't be found anywhere else on your travels. Moreover, the township and citizens of Boulder dedicate themselves to eco-friendly shopping. As such, you'll find a wide variety of consignment shops, sporting goods recyclers, and even chains who are mindful to make their facilities sustainable by recycling, composting, and using solar power. Consignment shops such as Common Threads provide the perfect opportunity to find designer bargains in a "green" and thrifty way. REI and Neptune's Mountaineering offers gear that will get you up in the mountains and outfit your for you next adventure in the Rockies. New to Boulder, Athleta offers swimming, running, and yoga clothes for your trips to the gym. Novelty and home decor shops such as Peppercorn's and Boulder Arts and Crafts Gallery are the perfect stops for sovereigns or little, unique, trinkets that can easily be stowed away in luggage or shipped to friends. Whatever your brand of shopping, Boulder offers local eccentricities, as well as name-brand stores that are sure to fill your closet, adorn your kitchen, and enable you to get the gear.