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ArticleHow to Be a Car-Free Family
Tired of paying car insurance, sitting in traffic jams, and guzzling too much gas? Advice for finally moving beyond the car.
Located in Happiness
Article text/texmacsHow to Save Bats in Your Own Backyard
Bats are mammals, shy creatures of the night, and fascinating to watch. They’re also endangered by loss of habitat, disease, and pesticide poisoning. You can help by providing protection.
Located in Issues / Making It Home
ArticleCommunity Land Trust Keeps Prices Affordable—For Now And Forever
Community Housing Trusts buy land and houses, not for profit, but to keep them affordable for low- and middle-income residents. Daniel Fireside looks at the success of Vermont's 25-year-old Champlain Housing Trust, which provides homes for 2,100 households.
Located in Issues / Purple America
ArticleEight Ways to Confront Extremism on 9/11
How to further tolerance and healing on this September 11th, an especially important time to speak up.
Located in YES! Blogs / Sarah van Gelder
Article chemical/x-pdbHow To Build a People’s Movement
Now’s the time to challenge economic orthodoxy—but only a massive social movement can turn things around.
Located in People Power
ArticleHow to Share a Waffle
Bartering for your breakfast: One step closer to a local economy?
Located in Happiness
Article backup file10 Tips for a Zero-Waste Household
A year’s worth of solid waste from Bea Johnson’s home fits in a quart-sized jar. Here's how you can reduce yours.
Located in Planet
Article6 Tips for Green Pet Care
Sustainable, low-cost, and natural ways to care for your critters.
Located in Issues / 9 Strategies to End Corporate Rule
Article7 Smart Solutions for DIY Jobs
One alternative to looking for a job is to make your own. Here are seven ways communities are offering tools, training, and bright ideas to get workers started.
Located in Issues / New Livelihoods
Article text/texmacsYES! But How? Composting Toilets
I’ve read that composting human waste is much more environmentally friendly than disposing of it in water-based sewage systems. Could I install a composting toilet in my home?
Located in Issues / Beyond Prisons