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Four Steps to Less Wasteful Communities

The individual actions we take to reduce waste are important. But to stem the avalanche of stuff, we also need system-wide solutions.

How I Survived Breaking Up with My Car

Erin McCoy tells the story of how she gave up driving, despite her love for cars, and examines the challenges facing drivers who don't live in cities.

Detroiters Question “World’s Largest Urban Farm”

To many Detroit residents—and especially to its established urban gardeners—the approval of a large-scale urban farm raises serious questions about the future of food and land in the city.

How 5 New Orleans Communities Rebuilt Home in the Wake of Katrina

Book review: Tom Wooten’s “We Shall Not Be Moved” follows leaders in five different post-hurricane neighborhoods, showing that New Orleanians are a unique breed, deeply loyal to their sometimes infuriating, often insane, and never imitated hometown.