Interview with “No Impact Man” Colin Beavan

Listen to Amy Goodman's Interview with "No Impact Man" Colin Beavan. 9 minutes

eavan drives the family vehicle. In the NoImpactMan world, cars are a big no. There are others. No trash, no carbon emissions, no toxins in the water, no elevators, no subway, no packaging, no plastics, no air conditioning, no TV …. Photo by Paul Dunn for YES! Magazine

Colin Beavan drives the family vehicle. In the NoImpactMan world, cars are a big no. There are others. No trash, no carbon emissions, no toxins in the water, no elevators, no subway, no packaging, no plastics, no air conditioning, no TV …

Amy Goodman talks with Colin Beavan on Democracy Now. “And finally, on this Christmas Eve, I’m joined by a man who makes a compelling environmental case for a non-consumptive Christmas. Colin Beavan is also known as the No Impact Man. Beavan, along with his wife, their two-year-old daughter and dog, spent a year attempting to minimize their ecological footprint while continuing to live in the heart of New York City.”

 

Christmas with No Presents: One family’s daring experiment: Christmas without all the stuff. By Colin Beavan.