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Life Cycles of Consumable Goods: Lower-Impact Shades of Green
The Queen of Green
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: An Exercise in Mindfulness
Writer, Cook, Meditation Teacher
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 Week: Stop Stalling, Start Composting
Jane S. Smith
Author of In Praise of Chickens
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?
No Impact Week Webcasts With Vokle
1950s vs. 2000s: The Drive to Supersize
Dean, Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment
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 Man (and Wife) Discuss the Joys of Their Small Carbon Footprint
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