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How Going Greener Saved One Woman $21,950 a Year

LearnVest | Posted 06.20.2012 | Money
LearnVest

The No Impact Project certainly was a challenge, but I never doubted the worth of the experiment. Deep inside of me I knew it was the right way to live.

1950s vs. 2000s: The Drive to Supersize

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

In the 1950s the average American consumed roughly 2,200 kilowatt-hours of electricity per year; today that number has grown to roughly 13,800 kilowatt-hours per year.

No Impact Week: Stop Stalling, Start Composting

Jane S. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jane S. Smith

It's true you can turn compost into a science, investing in turners, tillers, elevated storage bins, and doubtless a host of other implements with which I am as yet unacquainted. The question is, why bother?

Life Cycles of Consumable Goods: Lower-Impact Shades of Green

Renée Loux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Renée Loux

Understanding the "life-cycle" of any consumable good offers a fairly accurate sense of how "green" it really is -- basically, where things come from and what happens to them when we are done with them.

No Impact Week Webcasts With Vokle

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Thursday 10/22 at 9 PM join Colin Beavan and Gilliana Caldwell, Campaign Director of 1Sky. You are invited to participate and ask questions! System...

No Impact Week: An Exercise in Mindfulness

Kay Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kay Goldstein

As I read the No Impact Guide my spirit lightened. We were being asked to pay attention, be honest with ourselves and let go of preconceived notions, even our concept of what we need to make ourselves happy.

No Impact Man (and Wife) Discuss the Joys of Their Small Carbon Footprint

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrea Chalupa

I recently saw an incredible documentary about a Manhattan couple who lived "no impact" for a year. This means they did all they could to drastically ...